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Sweet Pepper Basil Peanut Thai Noodles

Sweet peppers and fragrant basil add SO much incredible flavor to these peanut thai noodles! Ready in minutes and 10x better than any take-out!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 medium sweet pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch, mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  • 12 oz pad thai noodles, cooked according to package instructions
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, saute sweet pepper, and onion in oil until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and saute one additional minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk soy sauce, vinegar, peanut butter, sugar, and cornstarch-water mixture until smooth. Return vegetable mixture to medium-high heat and add soy sauce mixture.
  • Bring to a low simmer over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until sauce is bubbly and thickened. Reduce heat to medium and add cooked pad thai noodles, stirring occasionally until noodles are heated through and coated with sauce.
  • Remove noodles from heat and stir in basil and chopped peanuts. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot and enjoy!