Guilt-Free Cashew Sesame Noodles

Cashew-Sesame-NoodlesIf you’re looking for a tasty Asian-inspired treat, this noodle dish is the way to go.

Heavy on flavor but light in cholesterol and sodium, it’s the perfect healthy meal for any occasion. And with each serving under 500 calories, you can enjoy your meal without the guilt.

Makes 4-6 servings

4 tbsp cashew butter
3 cloves garlic, chopped
3 tbsp chopped, fresh ginger
2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
3 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp honey
3 tbsp ground flaxseed
1 tsp hot sauce (or more according to your taste)
3/4 cup sliced scallions
1/4 cup sesame seeds for topping
8 oz linguine, cooked
1/2 cup of water (Modify the amount of water to blend the sauce to your desired consistency)

In a blender or food processor, blend together the cashews, butter, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, flaxseed and water until smooth and creamy.

In a large bowl, toss the sauce with the scallions and linguine and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
If divided into 4 servings: 470 calories per serving
If divided into 6 servings: 315 calories per serving