Recipe: Chowed Noodles with Nut Sauce

Serves 2-4.

Ingredients:

2 tsp. oil
2 cloves garlic, pressed
6 green onions
2 small summer squash
2 medium carrots
3 cups shredded napa cabbage
8 oz. rice noodles
4 oz. real or vegetarian “ham”
3/4 cup vegetable or chicken broth
6 Tbsp. nut butter
1-1/2 Tbsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 tsp. rice syrup
1 Tbsp. mashed anchovies

Instructions:

Cook rice noodles according to package instructions. Cut carrot, summer squash, green onions and ham into julienne strips. Heat oil in large non-stick skillet. Sauté carrots, squash and green onions 1 minute in hot pan. Add garlic and cabbage, cover pan, and let cook 3 minutes. add sauce and stir until heated through. While cabbage cooks, mix broth, nut butter, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, rice syrup and anchovies together to make sauce. Stir sauce into vegetables. Stir in ham. Add to noodles and serve.