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Asian Noodle Salad

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 14 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Crunchy and colorful, this fast-to-make salad is great for a potluck.

Ingredients

Salad

1
bag (10 oz) Italian blend salad greens
2
cups matchstick-cut carrots (from 10-oz bag)
2
cans (8 oz each) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained
1/3
cup sliced green onions (5 to 6 medium)
1
tablespoon sesame seed, toasted if desired*
1
cup chow mein noodles

Dressing

2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons vinegar
1
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1
teaspoon soy sauce
1/4
cup vegetable oil

Steps

  • 1 In 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, layer salad greens, carrots, water chestnuts, orange segments and onions. Sprinkle with sesame seed.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients except oil with wire whisk. Gradually add oil, beating until well blended. Drizzle dressing evenly over salad. Top with chow mein noodles.
  • 1 In 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, layer salad greens, carrots, water chestnuts, orange segments and onions. Sprinkle with sesame seed.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients except oil with wire whisk. Gradually add oil, beating until well blended. Drizzle dressing evenly over salad. Top with chow mein noodles.

Expert Tips

*To toast sesame seed, cook in ungreased heavy skillet over medium heat about 2 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.

For a bit of extra sesame flavor, use 1 teaspoon sesame oil instead of the soy sauce in the dressing.

Look for wide chow mein noodles for a fun garnish for the salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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