Easy Asian Noodle Salad

Asian Noodle Salad

Asian Noodle Salad is an easy oriental pasta salad filled with fresh vegetables and tossed in a sesame soy dressing. 
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Asian Noodle Salad, Asian Pasta Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Chilling Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 276kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey

Ingredients

For the Asian Pasta Salad

  • 1 pound whole wheat spaghetti noodles
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli florets chopped
  • 1 cup yellow pepper slices
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes halved
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas
  • 3 carrots sliced on the diaganol
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, optional

For the Sesame Dressing

  • 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

Instructions

For the Sesame Dressing

  • Whisk all ingredients together while pasta is cooking. 

For the Pasta Salad

  • Cook pasta in salted water according to package directions and then drain.
  • Toss pasta with sesame dressing and add in vegetables to toss. 
  • Top with sesame seeds if desired and serve immediately or refrigerate 4-8 hours for flavors to develop and pasta to cool. 

Notes

  • Use any shape pasta desired.
  • To make this gluten-free, use gluten free pasta and gluten-free soy sauce (tamari)
  • Use any vegetables you like.
  • If you don't have rice wine vinegar, use fresh lemon juice. 
  • Keeps for 3-4 days in fridge. 
Nutrition Facts
Asian Noodle Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 301mg13%
Potassium 480mg14%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 4585IU92%
Vitamin C 84.8mg103%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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