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Zucchini Noodle Salad with Sesame Peanut Sauce

This zucchini noodle salad with peanut sauce is incredibly delicious and takes 20 minutes to make! It's perfect for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner!

Course Main Course, Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Molly | Spices in My DNA


  • 2 medium zucchinis, spiralized
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, plus extra for topping
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (the natural, drippy kind)
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, plus extra for topping
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts, plus extra for topping


  1. Place spiralized zucchini, red bell pepper, carrots, cabbage, and cilantro in a large bowl. Toss to combine.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the peanut butter, rice wine vinegar, lime juice, sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, honey, and water. Whisk to combine until smooth and creamy.

  3. Add dressing to the vegetables and toss until everything is coated. Add the sesame seeds and peanuts and toss again to combine.

  4. Garnish with extra cilantro, sesame seeds, and chopped peanuts. Enjoy!