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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cups - rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons - Sugar
  • 1/2 - medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 12 ounces - Whole grain spaghetti
  • 2 - medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 - large cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced into half moons
  • 4 - green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cups - Fresh mint leaves, chopped; firmly packed
  • 1/3 cups - fresh cilantro leaves, chopped; firmly packed
  • 1/4 cups - fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons - canola oil
  • 1 teaspoons - sugar
  • 1 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons - dried crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cups - chopped peanuts
  • Directions:

    1. Whisk together vinegar and 1 Tbsp sugar in a bowl. Add onion and let stand 30 minutes; drain, reserving 2 Tbsp vinegar mixture.
    2. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
    3. Place chopped tomatoes and next 9 ingredients in a serving bowl. Add hot cooked pasta, onion and reserved vinegar mixture, gently tossing to coming. Sprinkle with peanuts. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 24 hours.

    Brief Description

    Turn this zesty side dish into a hearty entree by adding cooked shrimp or chicken.

    Main Ingredient:

    Spaghetti

    Category:  Pasta

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 30 min

    Posted By:

    MarySue

    Posted On:

    May 10, 2020

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