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Asian Pasta Salad with peanuts

Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: asian pasta salad, easy pasta salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cool in refrigerator: 2 hours
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 570kcal
Author: Cindy Rainey
This Asian Pasta Salad is made with angel-hair pasta, peanuts, cilantro, red peppers, edamame and green onions. You'll get all the great Asian flavors with sesame oil, soy and teriyaki sauce. Crushed red pepper flakes add just a kick of heat.
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  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1/2 cup sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup agave liquid
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce low sodium
  • 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 16 ounces angel hair pasta
  • 3/4 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup shelled edamame if frozen, thaw
  • 1 bunch cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onions chopped
  • 1 cup cocktail peanuts dry roasted and salted
  • toasted sesame seeds sprinkled on top


  • Combine oils and crushed red pepper flakes and heat over low heat for about 5 minutes. You can strain out the red pepper flakes if you are sensitive to a little extra heat. Leave them in for full flavor. Set aside in refrigerator while prepping other steps.
  • Combine agave, soy sauce, and teriyaki sauce. Set aside in refrigerator while prepping other steps.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Do not overcook! Remove from heat, drain, and run under cold water. Set aside.
  • While water is boiling you can get started on the vegetables. (Just watch your time if the pasta has started boiling. If only takes 3 minutes.) Dice red bell pepper. Chop green onions, and cilantro. Set aside.
  • Add cooked cooled pasta, chopped peppers, edamame, cilantro, green onions, and peanuts to a large bowl.
  • Pour cooled oil mixture and soy sauce/teriyaki mixture on top. Toss together.


This pasta salad can be served warm or cold. 


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 570kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1102mg | Potassium: 372mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 420IU | Vitamin C: 14.2mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.9mg