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Cold Sesame Noodles

Cold Sesame Noodles
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  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.

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 550
  • Fat 24g
  • Sat Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 543mg
  • Protein 16g
  • Carbohydrate 69g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Calcium 49mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Water from faucet filling a glass
Before serving leftover noodles, toss with a teaspoon or two of water to make the tahini sauce smooth and creamy again.

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