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One Pot Wonder Thai Style Peanut Pasta

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After discovering the One Pot Wonder technique for cooking pasta, I admit I am a bit obsessed with making new versions of this stunningly simple pasta dish with a silky smooth sauce. And so, food fans, after dozens of pots o’ pasta – yes, I do sacrifice for my art – I present this One Pot Wonder 2.0 Thai Style Peanut version. I love the flavors of a great Pad Thai, so I decided to throw all those flavors in a pot with linguine pasta instead of rice stick noodles, the classic Pad Thai noodle.

8
12 ounces linguine
4 cups vegetable broth
1/2 cup water
4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
I tablespoon tamarind paste
1 tablespoon soy sauce (and/or fish sauce, if desired)
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 inches of a ginger root, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
1 large carrot, peeled and cut in 1/4 inch by 2 inch pieces
1 red bell pepper, cut in 1/4 inch by 2 inch pieces
3 green onions, sliced in half lengthwise and then in 2 inch pieces
1 cup roasted salted peanuts
2 tablespoons peanut butter

Add at the end of cooking:
One small bunch of cilantro, diced (flat leaf parsley will work in a pinch)
Juice of two limes

Optional garnishes:

Chopped peanuts
Mung bean sprouts
Place all ingredients except cilantro and lime juice and garnishes in a large stockpot. Cover pot and bring to a boil. Reduce to a low simmer and keep covered and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring every 2...
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Nutritions

Calories
252

Sodium
725mg
30% DV

Fat
21g
32% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
5g
20% DV