Looking for a great-tasting way to add more protein to your diet? Then make this recipe a part of your next meal. Each serving delivers 10 grams of tasty protein. With the subtle flavors of peanuts, tahini and honey, this Asian-inspired dish is a refreshing addition to any summertime meal. This is a flexible, kid-friendly pasta recipe that works as a dinnertime side or a light lunch. Japanese udon noodles take center stage in this recipe. This traditional pasta is made from hard red winter and spring wheat flour. Low in fat, udon is a source of dietary fiber and protein. Tahini gives the dish its signature Asian flavor, and crunchy peanut butter adds rich taste and texture. It's a versatile dish that makes a quick and tasty side, or you can toss in some grilled chicken to make it a light main dish.
Time: 0 hour
Cook the noodles according to package directions; drain well. Combine the tahini nut butter, peanut butter, yogurt, liquid aminos and honey in a large bowl. Add carrots, green onions and pasta, and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Garnish with parsley when serving.
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