8 ounces fettuccine noodles
1 box (10 ounces) frozen sugar snap peas
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, divided
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1/2 clove garlic, crushed with garlic press
1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
1/4 cup sliced scallions
Cook noodles according to package directions. During last 2 minutes of cooking time, add sugar snap peas. Drain well.
Heat oil, butter, ginger, and garlic in large skillet 1 minute.
Remove from heat. Stir in sesame oil, salt, and red pepper flakes, then toss with noodles and sugar snap peas and scallions.