Asian-Flavored Pasta Salad

recipe

Yield:

5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 207
Caloriesfromfat 14 %
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 8.1 g
Carbohydrate 36.8 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 181 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1 (7-ounce) package spaghetti or 6 ounces Chinese noodles, uncooked
2 cups small fresh broccoli flowerets
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons crunchy reduced-fat peanut butter
2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper

Preparation

1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Add broccoli to cooking water 1 minute before pasta is done. Drain pasta and broccoli well; transfer to a large bowl, and add green onions and red bell pepper. Set aside, and cool slightly.

2. Combine vinegar and remaining 5 ingredients; stir well. Add vinegar mixture to pasta mixture, stirring well. Serve at room temperature.

501 Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 2001