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Whole Wheat Pasta with Cucumber and Spicy Peanut Sauce

Whole Wheat Pasta with Cucumber and Spicy Peanut Sauce
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  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup Hot water
  • 20 ounces whole wheat pasta
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut diagonally into 1/8-inch slices
  • 1 Cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 cup red peppers, thinly sliced and 1 inch in length
  • Salt and pepper to taste



1 In a blender combine the peanut butter, soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic, red pepper flakes, sugar and hot water until smooth.

2 In a pot of boiling salted water, boil the pasta until just tender; transfer to colander and rinse briefly under cold water.

3 Drain the pasta noodles well.

4 In a large bowl, toss noodles with peanut sauce, cucumbers, scallions and red peppers.

5  Add salt and pepper to taste.

6 Serve immediately at room temperature.