"Confucius Says" Noodle Salad

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  • Makes: 12 servings
  • Chill: 24 hrs
  • Start to Finish: 45 mins
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"Confucius Says" Noodle Salad
Ingredients
1
pound vermicelli or thin spaghetti
8
ounces snow peas, halved lengthwise ( 3 cups)
1
English cucumber, cut into thin bite-size strips (2 cups)
1
small yellow summer squash, cut into thin bite-size strips (2 cups)
1
medium red sweet pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips ( 1 cup)
3
medium carrots, cut into thin bite-size strips (1 cup) 8 ounces
1
cup shredded bok choy or savoy cabbage
3
green onions, chopped (1/3 cup)
1/4
cup snipped fresh cilantro
 
Dressing (see below)
Directions
  1. Cook vermicelli according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again.
  2. In a very large salad bowl combine cooked pasta, snow peas, cucumber, summer squash, red pepper, carrots, bok choy, green onions and snipped cilantro. Mix well. Add dressing; toss to coat
  3. Cover and chill any remaining salad for up to 24 hours. Makes 12 to 16 servings.
Confucius Says Noodle Salad Dressing
Ingredients
1/4
cup canola oil
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons rice vinegar
1
tablespoon plum sauce
2
teaspoons Asian chili sauce
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon black sesame seeds
1
teaspoon white sesame seeds
1
teaspoon toasted sesame oil
2
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
Directions
  1. In a screw top jar combine canola oil, brown sugar, lime juice, lemon juice, rice vinegar, plum sauce, Asian chili sauce, salt, black sesame seeds, white sesame seeds, toasted sesame oil, minced garlic and ground ginger. Cover and shake well.
Nutrition Facts ("Confucius Says" Noodle Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 211 kcal cal.,
  • 5 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 234 mg sodium,
  • 40 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 11 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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