Preparation / Directions:
Bring large pot of water to boil; cook pasta until al dente. While pasta is cooking, steam broccoli florets. In a med mixing bowl, whisk together peanut butter and stock or water until smooth.
Stir in remaining dressing ingredients. When pasta is done, drain well. Pour sauce over pasta; toss to coat well. Add broccoli and tomatoes; toss again. Garnish with chopped scallions.
VARIATIONS: - Add more red pepper to taste. - Try Szechwan Peanut Dressing as a warm topping on steamed vegetables, especially on green beans, broccoli, or cauliflower. - Make extra dressing to refrigerate and serve later on chilled steamed green beans or broccoli.