Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Asian Spaghetti

This pasta dish was really good. I had some chicken breasts that I pan cooked and chopped up to throw in with it. It was filling, nutritious, and tasty.

Asian Spaghetti
Serves 4
Adapted by: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Asian-Spaghetti

8 ounces angel hair pasta (try to use whole grain or wheat varieties)
1/2 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
1 cup fresh snow peas
3/4 cup shredded carrots
4 green onions, cut into small pieces
1 tablespoon canola oil or sesame oil
1 clove of garlic, minced
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp red cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds, optional

-Cook pasta according to directions on package. Drain pasta and set aside.
-In a large skillet, add oil and saute mushrooms, peas, carrots, and green onion until crisp-tender. Add in garlic and cook 1 additional minute.
-In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, sugar and cayenne pepper. Toss wet mixture into pan with the veggies. Add cooked pasta.
-Toss all ingredients together.
-Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.

Enjoy! :)

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