Sweet and Sour Oriental Pasta Salad

Dinner ready in just 30 minutes! Enjoy this sweet and sour pasta salad packed with vegetables and cashews. Perfect if you love Asian cuisine.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

3
ounces uncooked capellini (angel hair) pasta, broken in half
4
cups shredded Chinese (napa) cabbage
1
cup sliced mushrooms (3 ounces)
1
cup Chinese pea pods, cut in half (4 ounces)
1
can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
3/4
cup sweet-and-sour sauce
1/3
cup plain yogurt
1/2
cup chopped salted cashews

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Place pasta, cabbage, mushrooms, pea pods and water chestnuts in large bowl. Mix sweet-and-sour sauce and yogurt with fork. Pour over salad; toss until coated. Sprinkle with cashews.
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Place pasta, cabbage, mushrooms, pea pods and water chestnuts in large bowl. Mix sweet-and-sour sauce and yogurt with fork. Pour over salad; toss until coated. Sprinkle with cashews.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Cashews are the nut of the cashew apple. Their high fat content gives them their delicious buttery flavor. Because of that fat, cashews should be stored in the refrigerator or freezer so they don't become rancid.

Add 1 pound cooked peeled deveined medium shrimp with pasta in step 2. Continue as directed.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
195
(
Calories from Fat
55),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.