Peanut-Vegetable Salad

Try a vegetarian main-dish salad that's bursting with flavor and chock-full of vitamins.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Dressing

3
tablespoons vegetable oil
3
tablespoons peanut butter
1/4
cup rice vinegar
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Salad

2
cups thinly sliced Chinese (napa) cabbage
1
cup thinly sliced red cabbage
4
oz fresh snow pea pods, trimmed, cut in half diagonally (1 cup)
1
cup fresh baby carrots, quartered lengthwise
1
small red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1
package (3 or 3.5 oz) any flavor ramen noodle soup mix
1/4
cup coarsely chopped dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 In medium nonmetal bowl, beat oil and peanut butter with wire whisk until well blended. Add all remaining Dressing ingredients; blend well.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss all Salad ingredients except soup mix and peanuts. Discard seasoning packet from soup mix or reserve for another use. Crumble noodles; add to cabbage mixture. Add dressing and peanuts; toss to coat.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    320mg
    320%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    200%;
    Vitamin C
    100%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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