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Today's Special: Chinese Spaghetti

Today's Special: Chinese Spaghetti


When most people think of spaghetti, they usually think of a hearty tomato sauce, pesto or olive oil. However, spaghetti is a versatile pasta that works well with many other cuisines. I love to use it in many Asian style dishes, including a basic noodle stir-fry. Besides, the Chinese are on record for having eaten pasta as early as 5,000 B.C, so spaghetti is no stranger to those lovely flavors. For today's special I've found a simple, home-style Chinese dish that incorporates spaghetti. To check out the recipe, read more


Chinese Spaghetti
From gojenni74 at Recipezaar

1 package of spaghetti (8 oz)
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced
3 green onions, chopped
1 medium carrot, shredded
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

  1. Cook spaghetti; drain.
  2. Return to saucepan; keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, in 12" skillet over medium heat, cook mushrooms, onions and carrot in hot oil until vegetable are tender crisp, stirring quickly and frequently.
  4. Spoon vegetable mixture into spaghetti in saucepan.
  5. Add soy sauce and crushed red pepper.
  6. Toss gently to mix all ingredients well.
  7. Can be served warm or chilled.

You can always try changing it up by replacing with whole wheat spaghetti or adding more crunchy vegetables, such as red peppers.

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