Thai-Style Pasta Salad

An Asian-style dinner ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy this pasta salad with vegetables and soy sauce that can be garnished with orange slices and parsley.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

7
oz. uncooked spaghetti
2
tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/2
teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño chile
1
garlic clove, minced
3
tablespoons soy sauce
1/4
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1 1/2
cups fresh snow pea pods or sugar snap peas*
1
cup sliced celery
1
cup chopped carrots
1
(8-oz.) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley or 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook spaghetti to desired doneness as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in small nonstick saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add onion, chile and garlic; cook and stir until tender. Stir in soy sauce and gingerroot. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3 Drain spaghetti; rinse with cold water. Drain well. In large bowl, combine cooked spaghetti, pea pods, celery, carrots, water chestnuts and parsley; mix gently. Add soy sauce mixture; stir gently until well mixed. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time. If desired, garnish with orange slices and additional parsley.
  • 1 Cook spaghetti to desired doneness as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in small nonstick saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add onion, chile and garlic; cook and stir until tender. Stir in soy sauce and gingerroot. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3 Drain spaghetti; rinse with cold water. Drain well. In large bowl, combine cooked spaghetti, pea pods, celery, carrots, water chestnuts and parsley; mix gently. Add soy sauce mixture; stir gently until well mixed. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time. If desired, garnish with orange slices and additional parsley.

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Expert Tips

* If desired, for greener and more tender pea pods, add to spaghetti during last minute of cooking time.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Cups
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
820mg
820%;
Total Carbohydrate
56g
56%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
180%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.