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Crunchy Pea Salad with Miso Dressing

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 3 mins
Yield 12 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Miso is a fermented soybean paste that's added for flavor. This Japanese culinary staple is available in a variety of flavors and colors and has a consistency similar to peanut butter. Yellow miso is a good choice if you only want to keep one type of miso on hand.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons light yellow miso
  • 2 tablespoons bottled minced ginger
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons mirin (sweet rice wine) or white grape juice
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen petite green peas, thawed
  • 2 cups matchstick-cut carrots
  • 1 cup diced seeded cucumber (about 1 small)
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions (about 4)
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 68
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 2.3 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • protein 2.8 g
  • carbohydrate 9.6 g
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 265 mg
  • calcium 26 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk until blended.

  2. Combine peas and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add dressing, and toss gently.

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