Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Cold Spicy Peanut Noodles for #foodieextravaganza

Welcome to the Foodie Extravaganzav. March 2015 = Peanuts!

We are a group of bloggers who love to blog about food!  Each month we will decide on an all-famous National Monthly Food Holiday in which we will base our recipes around. This month the ingredient is the peanut. Get excited!! We hope you all enjoy our delicious oatmeal treats this month and come back to see what we bring for you next month.  If you are a blogger and would like to join our group and blog along with us, come join our Facebook page Foodie Extravaganza.  We would love to have you! If you're a spectator looking for delicious tid-bits check out our Foodie Extravaganza Pinterest Board! Looking for our previous parties? Check them out HERE.


  • 2/3 C organic peanut butter
  • 1/4 C (reduced sodium) organic soy sauce
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 t freshly grated ginger
  • zest from 1 organic lemon (I used a Meyer lemon from our tree, feel free to use any lemon or even lime)
  • 3 T sesame oil + more for serving
  • 1/2 t cayenne pepper
  • juice from 2 organic lemons
  • 1/2 C warm water
  • 1 pound noodles
  • splash of olive oil
  • 1 T black sesame seeds
  • 1 T white sesame seeds
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • peanuts for garnish (I used some spiced peanuts)

Over low heat, combine all ingredients - from peanut butter to warm water - and whisk to combine. Once smooth, set aside, Cook pasta according to time on the package. Drain.

In a large mixing bowl, place the sauce. Scoop in the pasta. Add a splash of olive oil. Toss to coat. To serve, place noodles in a bowl. Sprinkle with a pinch of black sesame seeds, white sesame seeds, green onions, and peanuts. Drizzle with sesame oil just before serving.

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  1. Yummy - I adore peanut noodles... definitely saving this one to try soon!

  2. Love thai noodles so I am sure that I will love these as well.

  3. I love a good cold peanut noodle recipe! May be lunch today!

  4. Sounds delicious! My family is a little wimpy about spicey foods, so I'll have to tone it down for them. :-)

    1. It's not too spicy at all. Try it. I think they'll like it.

  5. These look delicious, I love eating noodles cold, straight from the fridge!

    1. I had some for breakfast! Different noodles, but still delicious.

  6. I made noodles with peanut sauce for our peanut butter event so I was delighted to see your recipe, Camilla. It's a personal favorite!

    1. I know, I know...I was actually thinking this was more a peanut butter recipe than a peanut...hence, the garnish! ;)

  7. My girls love peanut butter noodles. Such an easy meal with lots of flavor!

  8. I've never had anything like this before. It sounds interesting. I'm positive my daughter would love it. She loves spicy food. I will have to show her this recipe.

  9. Your noodles sound awesome. I am looking forward to making them!

  10. I absolutely love peanut noodles! Loved them before I even liked peanut butter.

  11. I always get peanut noodles when I go out to restaurants, I've never tried them at home, sounds so good!