Monday, June 2, 2014

Chow Mein

This was really good and super easy!  I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

1 pound linguine                                              
1/2 tsp- 1 tsp, (or more if you like it hot) cayenne pepper       (I didn't use)                                       
3 cloves garlic minced                                              
about 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil                                              
about 3 tsp.toasted sesame seed oil                                               
3/4 cup light soy sauce                                               
2 tsp. peanut butter                                              
chopped chives                                              
2 tsp sesame seeds  (I didn't use)                                            
Optional: peanuts, cashews, water chestnuts, bean sprouts,sauteed veggies, or cooked shrimp or beef

Toast sesame seeds, (can be done in toaster oven, or the sauce pan)
While water is cooking for linguine heat oils in sauce pan.
Add garlic and saute until garlic is soft
Add toasted sesame seeds and cayenne pepper
Add soy sauce and peanut butter, simmer on low.
Cook linguine until al dente, drain and put in a big pasta bowl.
Pour sauce over pasta and toss, top with chives. If need more sauce, add a little water to it before pouring over pasta..
Add any optional ingredients depending on whom you are feeding!

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