Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad

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This yummy Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad is an delicious twist on a potluck classic ~ quick to prepare using common ingredients, the Asian flavors in this colorful pasta salad really pop. This easy summer side salad recipe will be your go to for barbecues this season!

This yummy Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad is an delicious twist on a potluck classic ~ quick to prepare using common ingredients, the Asian flavors in this colorful pasta salad really pop!

Ingredients
8 ounces of regular spaghetti, broken in half, cooked in plenty of salted water to al dente and rinsed well with cold water
1 cup shredded red cabbage
1 cup shredded carrots
1 bunch (about 6-8) green onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup roasted peanuts
2 Tbsp sesame seeds
1 handful cilantro leaves, chopped
1 handful basil leaves, thinly sliced

dressing

1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 heaping Tbsp smooth peanut butter
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
salt to taste

Instructions

To make the dressing put all the ingredients in a small bowl and use an immersion blender to process into an emulsified dressing. Thin with more oil or vinegar to taste, if necessary.
Put the salad ingredients in a large bowl and toss with the dressing. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Make it your own ~
Make it a main course ~ add chunks of chicken, tender steak, or grilled shrimp.
Make it gluten/grain free ~ try this with zucchini noodles (spiralized zucchini) or spaghetti squash.
Make it even healthier ~ add more shredded veggies like broccoli, zucchini, or kale.
Make it with more veggies ~ try frozen and thawed edamame beans, broccoli, or bok choy, snap peas, or green beans.


Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad Reviewed by Admin on May 14, 2019 Rating: 5
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