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Asian-Inspired Dinner Recipes That Feature Peanuts As a Star Ingredient

Asian Peanut Noodles

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This recipe is as versatile as you want it to be. You can pretty much use any type of noodle, throw in some veggies, and top the dish with a peanutty savory sauce. 

Get the recipe: Asian Peanut Noodles

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Tofu Summer Rolls In Peanut Dipping Sauce

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Summer rolls are a Vietnamese hand roll, filled with rice noodles, protein, colorful fresh veggies, and a mix of vibrant herbs, like cilantro and basil. These are completely vegan and gluten-free and are served with a rich peanut sauce that fills each bite with amazing flavor.

Get the recipe: Tofu Summer Rolls in Peanut Dipping Sauce

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Spicy Peanut Tofu and Bok Choy Rice Bowl

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Bok choy, also known as Chinese cabbage, is packed with vitamins C and K and works really well in stir-fries. This bowl combines baked peanutty tofu, bok choy, brown rice, and scallions for a simple dinner that you can make at home—but it looks like it was professionally made.

Get the recipe: Spicy Peanut Tofu and Bok Choy Rice Bowl

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Green Bean Satay

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An easy-to-make side dish, green bean satay is topped with a peanut sauce that will make you want to eat your veggies. You can use frozen green beans to save time and money.

Get the recipe: Green Bean Satay

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Thai Buddha Bowl

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This bowl combines the fresh flavors of healthy raw ingredients with protein-packed quinoa. The peanut sauce adds a richness to an otherwise a very light, veggie-centric dish.

Get the recipe: Thai Buddha Bowl

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Sheet Pan Coconut Glazed Cod and Asparagus

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This sheet pan meal is a simple gluten-free, dairy-free dinner, rich in omega-3s. The best part? It can all be made in one pan for easy cleanup.

Get the recipe: Sheet Pan Coconut Glazed Cod and Asparagus

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Vegetable Spaghetti Stir-Fry with Spicy Peanut Sauce

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Looking for other ways to use spaghetti? Look no further than this spaghetti stir-fry with peanut sauce. This recipe uses household staples to create a super-simple and elegant dinner.

Get the recipe: Vegetable Spaghetti Stir-Fry with Spicy Peanut Sauce

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Curried Chickpeas In Coconut-Peanut Sauce

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This one-pot chickpea dish is not only high in protein and low in calories, it's also ready in just 15 minutes. Plus, it combines the bright flavors of curry, coconut milk, and peanut butter for a flavor-filled dinner.

Get the recipe: Curried Chickpeas in Coconut-Peanut Sauce

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Thai Peanut Chicken Satay

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These simple chicken skewers are coated in a mixture of sriracha, coconut milk, and cilantro for a sweet and spicy flavor. They're served with a peanut dipping sauce and are the perfect no-fuss appetizer for your next party.

Get the recipe: Thai Peanut Chicken Satay

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