Cold peanut noodle salad

Cold peanut noodle salad

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Cool off on a hot summer day with this COLD peanut noodle salad! This Thai-inspired recipe consists of noodles, vegetables, a tasty and spicy peanut dressing, and is topped with sesame seeds. This is an easy vegan and gluten-free dish that you can whip up for weeknight dinners during hot summer days.


  • 8 ounces rice noodles can substitute with linguini or spaghetti pasta
  • 1/2 red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 1/3 cup peanuts chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon black sesame seeds

For the peanut dressing:


  • Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water in a colander until cool. Set aside.
  • Combine all of the peanut dressing ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix until smooth. Set aside.
  • Combine the noodles with all other ingredients including the peanut dressing. Toss and mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve.