Spaghetti with Cilantro Peanut Sauce

Add something creamy to your family's Italian cuisine night! Serve peanut sauce with your pasta - a dish that's ready in 20 minutes!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz. uncooked spaghetti or angel hair pasta (capellini)
2/3
cup apple juice
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
Chopped peanuts, if desired
  • 1 Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small saucepan, mix all remaining ingredients except cilantro and peanuts. Cook over medium-low heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture is melted and smooth, stirring frequently. Stir in cilantro. Serve over spaghetti. Top with peanuts.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    455
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    840mg
    840%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    57g
    57%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    16g
    16%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    18%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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