Thai Pasta Salad

An unusual pasta salad influenced by the flavors of Thailand.

Ingredients

4 cups penne pasta, cooked al dente and drained
1 cup green beans, sliced diagonally and blanched
1 red pepper, seeded and cut into strips
1 large cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
6 scallions, chopped

In a large bowl combine all ingredients. Set aside and prepare dressing.

Dressing:
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup vegetable or chicken broth
1 Tablespoon sesame oil
2 Tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
2 Tablespoons GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY
3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric

In a small bowl, whisk together peanut butter and broth. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well.

Directions

Pour dressing over pasta and vegetables. Toss to coat evenly. Line a large platter with lettuce leaves. Spoon salad in center.

Serves: 4-6


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