Cold Sesame Noodles

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 550 calories
    • Fat 24 g
    • Sat Fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 543 mg
    • Protein 16 g
    • Carbohydrate 69 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 5 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 49 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 3/4pound spaghetti
  2. Check 1/4cup canola oil
  3. Check 1teaspoon crushed red pepper
  4. Check 4 scallions, chopped, plus more sliced for serving
  5. Check 1/4cup tahini
  6. Check 3tablespoons rice vinegar
  7. Check 3tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  8. Check kosher salt
  9. Check toasted sesame seeds, for serving

Directions

  1. Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions. Drain the pasta, rinse under cold water, and return it to the pot.
  2. Heat the oil and red pepper in a large skillet over medium heat until the pepper is sizzling, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the chopped scallions, tahini, vinegar, soy sauce, 3 tablespoons water, and ½ teaspoon salt.
  4. Add the tahini sauce to the pasta and toss to coat.
  5. Serve topped with the sesame seeds and sliced scallions.