You won't believe how quick and easy this satisfying noodle dinner is.

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Credit: Greg DuPree

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Dinner in 15 minutes? Yes, please! Toss noodles in a creamy peanut sauce that's bright and savory for a refreshing meal. Finishing a noodle bowl with fresh herbs is reminiscent of bún thịt nướng—a Vietnamese noodle bowl. Plus, it's a great way to use up leftover herbs. If peanut butter isn't your jam, simply swap in almond or sunflower seed butter, then top the noodles with salted, roasted almonds or sunflower seeds, respectively. Cashews work great too. If you have chili crisp on hand or a bottle of sriracha, don't be afraid to use it here.

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk peanut butter, soy sauce, vinegar, oil, and garlic in a large bowl until combined. Whisk in 1/4 cup water (mixture should be pourable).

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  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high. Add noodles; cook, stirring often, until al dente, about 6 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water until cool; drain well.

  • Add noodles to peanut butter mixture, tossing gently to combine. Top with herbs, peanuts, and chili crisp, if using.

Nutrition Facts

695 calories; fat 27g; sodium 901mg; carbohydrates 101g; dietary fiber 5g; protein 17g; sugars 4g; saturated fat 5g.
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