Indonesian Pasta Recipe
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Indonesian Pasta Recipe

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“My family really enjoys this delectable asparagus dish,” says Jolene Caldwell of Council Bluffs, Iowa. “The flavors blend to create an interesting taste.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 6 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 18 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 263 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 627 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; keep warm.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute asparagus and red pepper in oil for 6-8 minutes. Add green onions; saute 2-3 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Drain pasta; toss with vegetable mixture and reserved sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Indonesian Pasta in Taste of Home April/May 2006

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 263 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 627 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed May. 15, 2014

I love this recipe. I had lost it and now I have found it and I am so excited~ I add pan seared steak to this recipe and sugar snap peas. I cook it all in sesame oil.

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Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

Excellent, light tasting dinner with just the right amount of heat.

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Reviewed Sep. 17, 2012

Excellent recipe! My husband & I add a whole sweet red pepper (instead of a half) and pine nuts to this recipe. We keep a jar of chopped jalapeno peppers "on hand" and use 2 heaping TB in this recipe.

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Reviewed Jun. 9, 2010

Made this for dinner tonight (for a picky eater for a hubby) and it was pretty tasty but a tad too spicy. I would cut back a bit on the jalapeno and add a little olive oil when tossing it all together. Next time we thought it would be good too with chicken pieces in there. Will make it again.

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2009

My husband and I love this dish! It is so tasty. We add scallops, shrimp or salmon pieces. A lot of ingredients but definitely well worth it.

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