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May 26, 2010

Healthy Asian Noodle Salad

Asian Noodle Salad is a great, healthy, light weight salad perfect for dinner as a side dish or to stand alone.  



Ingredients you'll need (recipe below)







Asian Noodle Salad


INGREDIENTS

1 lb whole wheat spaghetti 

1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms

1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced

1 bunch asparagus

1 cup edamame

3 thinly sliced green onions

1/2 cup rice vinegar

1/4 cup soy sauce

1-2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

salt to taste

DIRECTIONS

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water. Meanwhile, clean, stem, and slice mushrooms. Add mushrooms, asparagus and red bell pepper during last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain.

In a small bowl, mix together vinegar, soy sauce, oil, lime and ginger.

Transfer pasta and veggies into a serving bowl; toss with ginger dressing, edamame and sliced green onions, parsley.


Enjoy!

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