This is a very good pasta dish. The sauce has the texture of Alfredo sauce, minus the cream, butter, eggs and cheese and is very tasty to boot. You can make the sauce in the time it takes to cook the pasta. You can even toss in your favorite seasonal vegetables, like broccoli, green beans, spinach, or asparagus before adding the sauce.
The sophisticated combination of cardamom, cilantro, papaya and chopped peanuts make this into an exotic side dish or light lunch dish. From Betty Crocker's New Choices For Pasta, Grains and Beans cookbook.
If the salad is refrigerated, the dressing may thicken. Before serving, add a tablespoon or so of milk to thin. If your supermarket has a salad bar, pick up several colors of bell peppers to save prep time.
In days gone bye, horse-drawn carts in the streets of New Orleans sold these wonderful, aromatic rice cakes. They have never been widely available in restaurants. They make a great breakfast or snack. These sweets were very popular.
An old family recipe from St. John Lutheran Church member, Lillie Kauitzsch, Bartlett, Texas. A much better taste than store bought. I also remember my great-grandmother making noodles like this when I visited her in Oklahoma, many moons ago. Preparations time is an estimate.
From Vegetarian Times, here is a new take on the classic Alfredo Sauce with 3 different kinds of mushrooms which makes a light but appetizing sauce. Proof that an appetizing sauce does not have to be a "heart attack on a plate". For a low sodium version, add the juice of 1 lemon to the sauce a few minutes before serving, and omit the salt.