Zucchini and Carrot Pasta with Peanut Sauce

Easy dish to make with either a spiralizer or julliene peeler. The peanut sauce turns it into something savory and creamy.
Lightly steam the zucchini, or pour hot water on the vegetables briefly if you like.

Zucchini and Carrot Pasta with Peanut Sauce

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3 Large Firm Zucchini scrubbed clean
  • 1 Large Carrot Peeled
  • 1/2 Cup toasted coarsely chopped Peanuts
    PEANUT SAUCE
  • 1⁄4 cup Honey
  • 1⁄4 cup creamy unsweetened peanut butter
  • 1⁄4 cup Tamari Soy Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Rice Vinegar
  • 1 TSP Hot Sauce, or Chilli Sauce
  • 3 Garlic Cloves crushed
  • 1 Small chunk of Ginger crushed. In a pinch you can use 1/2 TSP dried Ginger
  • If you like it hot add a small quantity of Cayenne. Add small amounts at a time and taste as you go.

Instructions

  • You will need a Julliene Peeler to shave the zucchini and create long pasta like strands.
  • Use large zucchini and shave the long strands till you get to the seeded part of the zuchinni.
  • I save the inner part for omlets or a small ratatouille side dish.
  • Same with the carrots.Only shave long strands of carrot till you reach the inner portion of the carrot.
  • You can prepare this a day ahead as follows.
  • Line a containter with a towel. Place the zucchini strand and then the carrot strands.
  • Cover with the towel. This will keep the vegetables dry.
    PEANUT SAUCE
  • Combine all the ingredients for the sauce.
  • Add right before serving and Garnish with the peanuts.
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