The Crazy Kitchen: Pasta with Peanut Butter and Bread Sauce

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Thursday, 19 April 2012

Pasta with Peanut Butter and Bread Sauce

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Some time ago I saw a recipe for Spaghetti with peanut butter on The Blue Bear Wood. Today I noticed a tweet about the recipe and I knew that my struggle to decide what to make for dinner tonight was over. It's near the end of the week and our fridge is almost bare but I had all the ingredients apart from the spaghetti, but I did have plenty of Penne instead.


A while ago I made a similar pasta dish using breadcrumbs instead of the peanut butter so this time I thought I would use both to fill it out a bit.


I used :
Olive oil
2 small onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves
tsp mixed herbs
1 heaped tbsp Crunchy peanut butter
2 slices of bread, blended into crumbs
Can of chopped tomatoes
2 tomatoes, chopped
Penne pasta, cooked



  • Heat the oil in a pan and add the onion & garlic and herbs, fry lightly for 2 minutes
  • Stir in the peanut butter,breadcrumbs and tinned tomatoes, along with enough boiling water to give your desired consistency, simmer until onions have softened
  • Stir in the fresh tomatoes, cook for 2 minutes
  • Stir in the freshly cooked Penne and serve with grated Parmesan over





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It went down well with most of the family, although Hanna complained that she didn't like the seeds in it (from the bread), but a certain little fussy eater ate the lot!


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1 comment:

  1. Sounds delicious!!!!!
    Will have to give this a go for sure.

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