A cold and spicy peanut sauce adds Southeast Asian flavor to this pasta salad. Any seasonal vegetable--asparagus, Chinese pea pods, green beans, broccoli--can be tossed in with mushrooms. Sprinkle with sliced green onions just before serving.
This spicy pasta salad can be served with a family meal, or dressed up with garnishes for a festive party treat.
COLD AND SPICY MUSHROOM NOODLES
8 ounces fine or medium egg noodles
8 ounces asparagus, sliced diagonally
1 tablespoon oil
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
Cold and Spicy Sauce
3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
Cook noodles in boiling water 6 to 8 minutes. Drain and cover with cold water until ready to use.