March 18, 2013

Asian Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Snow Peas, Garlic

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This is a simple meal and easy to make. Feel free to add other vegetables if you wish. Asparagus, bell pepper, and bean sprouts are fantastic, and tofu would be a great protein boost. The light flavor of this dish comes from the garlic and soy sauce, and optional cayenne pepper. It tastes great both warm and cold, so leftovers are a perfect work lunch for my husband with no need to reheat.

Vegan, gluten-free (with gf pasta and tamari)
Adapted from Taste of Home

8 oz. angel hair pasta (or spaghetti, etc)
8 oz. mushrooms, sliced
1 1/2 cups snow peas
2 medium carrots, cut into matchsticks
6 green onions, cut into 1 inch pieces
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce or tamari (or more to taste)
Optional: sesame oil, 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper, sesame seeds for topping

Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet over med-high heat, saute mushrooms for 2-3 minutes. (Can use sesame oil for more flavor.)
Add snow peas, carrots, green onion and cook for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Add garlic, stir, and heat for 1 minute.
Add pasta and soy sauce. Toss well to combine and heat for a few minutes until heated through. Serve warm or chilled.

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  1. Love that this recipe tastes great, both hot and cold! Makes for great leftovers. Will certainly be trying this recipe soon...thanks for sharing!


    1. Hi Shannon! It's always such a nice bonus when meals taste great both hot and cold :) Hope you love it!

  2. You always have the best recipes -- tasty and not complicated. My mostly-meat-and-potatos husband actually requests that I make the chickpea salad. :)

    1. Thanks so much! And WOW! I try to make all my meals to please both herbivores and carnivores so I absolutely love hearing when some of the more strict meat-eaters request and enjoy some of the meals on here. Veggie power! :D Let me know how he likes it if you get the chance!

  3. Hello, I found your blog last night for the cilantro dressing but I stumbled around and discovered this recipe. I really need a healthy comfort food meal for dinner tonight and this is definitely going to fit the bill. Thank you for all the beautiful pictures and recipes.

    1. Hi Suzanne! Great to have you here! Thanks for the sweet comment, and I hope you enjoyed this for dinner :)

  4. Loved this one too! My kids gobbled it up, too

    1. Wonderful! And hooray for the kiddos gobbling it up! :)

  5. Made this a few weeks ago and it was delicious! I will be making it again this week!

    1. Hi Stephanie! Yay!! Glad you enjoyed it enough to give it another go - hope you love it again this week :) Thanks for the sweet message!


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