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Peanut Noodles

These Peanut Noodles are covered in a flavorful peanut sauce for a unique Asian inspired Thai dish that will have your family begging for more.  Sometimes these Peanut Noodles are called beggar's noodles because of its simple ingredients like spaghetti and peanut butter.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 4 servings


  • 8 ounces spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced (white parts only - reserve green parts for garnish)
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger (see Note)
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter (use crunchy if you want nuts in it)
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 Tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Cook spaghetti in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente. Drain.
  2. While noodles are cooking, prepare the sauce. In a small skillet, heat sesame oil over low heat Add the onions (white parts only) and cook until tender. Add the ginger and cook for about 1 minute.
  3. Increase the heat to medium and stir in the peanut butter, soy sauce, water, vinegar, sugar, and pepper. Stir until combined. Remove from heat.
  4. Toss spaghetti with sauce and garnish with sliced green onions and peanuts if desired.

Recipe Notes

*Fresh ginger can be frozen until ready to use. I don't use a lot of ginger so this is a trick I use often.

Source: Allrecipes