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Norris' Sesame Pasta Salad

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"Do not question whether or not to try this recipe. It is a nice pasta salad for any occasion that, once tasted, one cannot resist having some more."
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Ingredients

4 h 25 m servings 220
Original recipe yields 18 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain.
  2. Mix spaghetti, sesame oil, honey, soy sauce, corn oil, red pepper flakes, and salt together in a large bowl until spaghetti is evenly coated. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Add cilantro, green onions, peanuts, and sesame seeds; toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 220 calories; 10.8 26.8 4.7 0 447 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very good! I used spiral pasta b/c I had some in the fridge that needed to be used. I cut back a bit on the cilantro b/c I *like* it, but not enough to put that much in, lol. Great flavor combin...

Most helpful critical review

I didn't enjoy this dish. The sesame oil and soy sauce were overpowering.

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Very good! I used spiral pasta b/c I had some in the fridge that needed to be used. I cut back a bit on the cilantro b/c I *like* it, but not enough to put that much in, lol. Great flavor combin...

This salad was fantastic! I followed the recipe exactly, except I added a few squirts of lime juice to give it a bit of extra tang, although it's also perfectly good without it. I went full gour...

Second review, I made it again this time I had sesame seeds, and they were definitely a nice addition. The first time I used about a half teaspoon of pepper flakes, this time I added a whole te...

My mom just made this dish, definitely a keeper. Spaghetti noodles are the way to go. Make sure to let the sauce sit for a least four hours and DONT skip the nuts if possible

I'm eating this salad on day two and it is even better than day one. Used spaghetti, 1/4 cup sesame oil, 1 tsp red pepper flakes, threw in a few more peanuts and added 3 cups cubed poached chick...

I didn't enjoy this dish. The sesame oil and soy sauce were overpowering.

Just made this......I found it a bit bland, so I added about a tsp. of balsamic vinegar. That helped. It wasn't bad.....just not great. I like more of a burst of flavor in my food. Just pe...

This is a great recipe! It's fantastic as it is, but I like my veggies. I used about 3/4 the amount of pasta and added a couple of cups each thinly sliced carrots and small broccoli florets. ...

I made this pasta salad earlier this month and it was a hit! I did have to improvise on a couple of things. I did use salted caramel peanuts and used a sweeter soy sauce than normal,but it turn...