Good with everything from beef to tofu. Prep and Cook Time: about 45 minutes.

Recipe by Sunset March 2007


Recipe Summary

Makes 4 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Boil vermicelli according to package instructions. Drain, rinse with cool water, put in a bowl, and cover with a towel.

  • Set out herbs, cucumber, sprouts, and lime wedges on a platter. Set out cooked toppings on platters. Serve garnishes and dipping sauce in small bowls.

  • Before serving, check noodles; if gummy, rinse again and drain. Guests assemble their own salads: first noodles; then herbs (loosely torn), cucumber, and sprouts; then toppings; then garnishes and a drizzle of lime and/or dipping sauce.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving without topping.

Nutrition Facts

220 calories; calories from fat 4%; protein 6.1g; fat 1g; saturated fat 0.1g; carbohydrates 48g; fiber 5.2g; sodium 16mg.