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COLD PEANUT NOODLES
from "Dad's Own Cookbook" by Bob Sloan

This cool noodle dish makes a perfect warm-weather lunch or dinner.

Serves 4
 Dad's Own Cookbook
INGREDIENTS (CLICK TO BUY)

6 ounces Chinese ramen noodles or 8 ounces vermicelli or capellini
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cucumber
1/2 cup smooth "natural" peanut butter
4 tablespoons soy sauce
4 tablespoons white wine
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 small clove garlic
1-inch piece fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
Chopped scallion, for garnish

Equipment
Large pasta pot
Medium bowl
Colander
Blender or food processor
Large serving platter

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PREPARATION

1.Bring a large pot of water to a boil for the pasta. When the water starts to boil, add the pasta and cook the ramen noodles according to the package directions or the vermicelli until al dente, about 5 minutes. Drain the noodles in a colander and rinse under cold water until cool. Shake the colander well to release as much water as possible, then add the vegetable oil to the noodles and toss gently.
2.While the water is coming to a boil and the pasta is cooking, peel the cucumber and cut it in half lengthwise. Scrape out the seeds with the tip of a spoon and cut the cucumber into 1/2-inch slices. Put the slices in a medium bowl, cover, and refrigerate until ready to use.
3.Blend the peanut butter, soy sauce, white wine, lemon juice, honey, garlic, and ginger in a blender on Medium speed or in a food processor, until completely smooth. Set the mixture aside.
4.Transfer the noodles to a serving platter. Pour on the peanut sauce and toss gently. Garnish with the cucumber slices and chopped scallion. Serve immediately.



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Product nutrition and information
 Quantity Ingredients Est.Price
  De Cecco Angel Hair (No. 9) - $3.19/ea
 16oz
 
  Green Cucumber - $0.99/ea
 approx. 7oz
 
  Lemons - $0.89/ea Save! 5 for $4
 
 
  Ocean Mist Farms Scallions - $1.49/ea
 approx. 5.5oz
 
  Smucker's Creamy Natural Peanut Butter - $4.19/ea
 16oz
 
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  Spice Supreme Ground Ginger - $1.29/ea
 3oz
 
  Yamasa Tamari (Wheat-Free and Organic Soy Sauce) - $4.49/ea
 5fl oz
 
  Varanda do Conde Vinho Verde
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  Stiles Apiaries 100% Pure Honey - $7.99/ea
 16oz
 
  Peeled Garlic - $4.99/ea Save! 2 for $6
 approx. 8oz
 
  Wesson Vegetable Oil - $4.49/ea
 24fl oz
 
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