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  • 1 box Dreamfields Spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts
  • 1 to 2 small Thai chiles, minced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup chopped hearts of palm
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • Fresh cilantro leaves (optional)
  • Chopped unsalted peanuts (optional)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook peanuts and Thai chile 1 minute, stirring frequently. Stir in water, soy sauce and lemon juice. Cover and simmer 3 minutes.
  3. Drain pasta. Add to skillet. Add hearts of palm, cucumber, cilantro, mint and lemon zest; toss to combine. Cook 3 minutes. Garnish with cilantro and peanuts, if desired.


If Thai chiles are unavailable, seeded jalapeno chiles can be substituted.

Recipe Yield: Makes 6 side dish servings.

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Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 281
Calories from fat: 54
Fat: 5 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.7 grams
Fiber: 6 grams
Sodium: 269 milligrams
Protein: 11 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams

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