Friday, January 27, 2012

Spicy Pasta? Oh Yeah!

Hello wonderful people of the interweb! Welcome to Everyday Meals for the Everyday Family. It's obvious that you were looking to try something new, correct? Why else would you be here? Oh, it must be my almighty awesomeness! Nah, I'm just joking. But today, we really are doing something new. It's relatively simple and it tastes extraordinary! If you are ready to have your tastebuds explode with flavor, let's dance our way into our kitchens and make some food! I'll meet you there.

Please Note: If you have peanut allergies, I advise you NOT to eat this meal. Thank you!

Spicy Peanut Veggie Pasta

You will need:

  • 6 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1.5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili/garlic sauce
  • 8 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 cup matchstick-size carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped salted peanuts


  1. Combine the first 8 ingredients in small bowl and whisk to blend. 
  2. Set the dressing aside.
  3. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water until Al Dente, stirring occasionally. 
  4. Drain the pasta, then rinse with cold water and drain again. 
  5. Transfer the pasta to a medium bowl. 
  6. Add the carrots and green onions. 
  7. Pour the dressing over and toss to coat. 
  8. Season the salad with salt and pepper. 
  9. Sprinkle with peanuts and enjoy!

Once again, thank you for joining me for this new recipe. I appreciate you being here and I sure hope to see you again! Have a fantastic day and I'll catch you on the flip side. Happy blogging to all! <3