A very easy and healthy Vegan Thai Noodle Salad with the very best peanut sauce. Made with chickpea pasta; it's protein packed, gluten-free and healthy.

Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce [Vegan]

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Serves

6

Cooking Time

25

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Ingredients

For the Pasta:

  • 5 cups chickpea pasta
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1-2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 cup purple cabbage shredded
  • 1 cup carrots grated
  • 1 cup cucumber chopped
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 1/3 cup peanuts chopped
  • 1/3 cup cilantro chopped

For the Peanut Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons all-natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons tamari
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
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Preparation

  1. In a large pot bring water to boil. Add a generous pinch of sea salt and pour in pasta. Cook chickpea pasta until just al-dente (about 3 minutes. Pasta will continue to cook as it cools).
  2. Strain pasta and rinse with cold water. Place back in pot, drizzle with sesame oil and stir gently. Cover with a tea towel and let cool.
  3. In a large mixing bowl add shredded cabbage, carrots, chopped cucumber, and onions. Add cooked pasta.
  4. Prepare peanut sauce in a small bowl by whisking together peanut butter, water, rice vinegar, tamari, maple syrup, sesame oil, garlic and cayenne.
  5. Pour peanut sauce over pasta salad and mix gently to combine. Sprinkle with green onion, peanuts, and cilantro. Mix again.

Notes

Pasta salad will keep in fridge for up to 3 days.

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