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Vietnamese Noodle-Vegetable Toss

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield 3 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)
Vietnamese cuisine is truly light Asian food. Rice noodles make this a hearty dish without leaving you feeling overly full.Prep: 7 minutes; Cook: 5 minutes; Other: 3 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 6 ounces uncooked linguine-style rice noodles (such as Thai Kitchen)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups packaged tricolor slaw mix
  • 1 cup grated English cucumber
  • 1 cup fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 388
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 12 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 6 g
  • polyfat 3.9 g
  • protein 10.7 g
  • carbohydrate 61 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 397 mg
  • calcium 49 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 6 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Remove from heat; add rice noodles. Let soak 3 minutes or until tender. Drain.

  2. While noodles soak, combine sugar and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

  3. Combine noodles, slaw mix, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Toss with sugar mixture. Sprinkle with peanuts. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

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