Massachusetts WIC Program

This recipe was provided by Massachusetts WIC and adapted from Chop Chop Magazine.


wic recipes easy peanut noodles

Easy Peanut Noodles

Take-out style made easy. Just go shopping in your pantry and dinner is done!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Mains & Sides
Servings: 6 people


  • 12 oz whole wheat linguine or spaghetti
  • 4 cups chopped broccoli or Asian medley fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 lime
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp green onion, cilantro or parsley used for garnish
  • 3 tbsp chopped peanuts for garnish (optional)


  • Bring a pot of water to boil and prepare noodles according to package directions.
  • Microwave the frozen vegetables in a microwave safe container, covered with a paper towel for 3-5 minutes.
  • While the broccoli and pasta cook, prepare the sauce. In a bowl, combine the peanut butter, water, soy sauce, canola oil, lime juice, and garlic. Whisk well until smooth.
  • Drain the cooked pasta noodles and add to the sauce. Lastly, add in the cooked vegetables and toss to combine.
  • Garnish with green onion, cilantro, or parsley.


  • Substitute seasonal vegetables or other frozen vegetables such as peapods
  • Add extra vegetables such as chopped fresh spinach, kale, bok choy, bean sprouts, or shredded carrots
  • Add diced cooked chicken, beef, shrimp, or firm tofu for added protein
  • Add red pepper flakes for a little spice
  • This can be served hot or cold
  • Keeps in the refrigerator for 3-5 days
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