Sesame Noodle Salad

This simple side can become a main dish if you add meat or vegetable stir-ins. Try finely diced fresh tomato, squash, and green pepper; chopped cooked chicken; leftover grilled shrimp or flank steak; or fried tofu cubes.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

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Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) package linguine
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup dark sesame oil
1 teaspoon sugar
5 green onions, sliced
Toasted sesame seeds (optional)

Preparation

Cook linguine according to package directions; drain and rinse linguine with cold water.

Stir together vinegar and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in linguine and onions; sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired. Serve immediately.

Note:

Linda L. Sherrill, Reston, Virginia,

August 2002