Thai Pasta Salad

Ingredients

2 cups broccoli, cut into mini florets
1 cup sweet peppers, diced
1 cup onions, diced
1/2 cup – 1 cilantro leaves, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon hot chili sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
Salt and pepper

Preparation

1
Cook pasta according to package instructions. During the last minute, add in the broccoli.
2
In the meantime, you can cook the vegetables and prepare the dressing.
3
Heat olive oil in small non-stick skillet, sauté onions until slightly soften. Add in garlic and continue to sauté until fragrant. add in sweet peppers and cook until slightly softened. Remove from heat, add in remaining ingredients to finish making the sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste.
4
When the pasta and broccoli is ready, add them to the skillet and stir well. Stir in cilantro leaves.
5
Served at room temperature or chilled.

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About

Using whole-wheat spaghetti and adding in extra vegetables make this dish an excellent healthy choice for lunch or a light dinner.
Cilantro is essential in this recipe - it really enhances the dressing's flavour and pulls the dish together (don't even think about skipping it!)

Yield:

2 (big generous servings, loaded with veggies!)

Added:

December 3, 2009

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