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[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”10 min” serves=”2″ details=”” ] The linguine with crunchy veggies, peanut butter and sesame seeds can be

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”10 min” serves=”2″ details=”” ]

The linguine with crunchy veggies, peanut butter and sesame seeds can be served warm or cold. For more zip, stir in an extra splash of hot pepper sauce.

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  • 4 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons molasses
  • 1 cup fresh snow peas, cut in half
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

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  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”20 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Cook linguine according to package directions.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the soy sauce and molasses; simmer for 1 minute. Stir in the next eight ingredients. Remove from the heat.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Drain linguine and place in a bowl. Add vegetable mixture and toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Serve warm or chilled with a slotted spoon.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested with Frank’s Original Red Hot Cayenne Pepper Sauce.

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest