Warm Asian Noodle Salad

Warm Asian Noodle Salad


  • Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup natural-style peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon hot chili sauce with garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salad:
  • 1/2 pound uncooked linguine
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrot
  • 1/4 pound snow peas, trimmed and halved crosswise
  • 1 cup (2-inch) strips red bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced green onions


To prepare sauce, combine first 9 ingredients (peanut butter through garlic) in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk.

To prepare salad, cook linguine according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Add carrots and snow peas; let stand 2 minutes. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid. Place pasta mixture, bell pepper, and onions in a large bowl.

Combine peanut sauce and cooking liquid. Pour over pasta mixture; toss well. Serve warm.

Note: Hot chili sauce with garlic can be found in the Asian section of most large supermarkets.

  • Yield: serves 7 (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 185
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 29%
Fat per serving: 6.4g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2.7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.9g
Protein per serving: 7.1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 27.6g
Fiber per serving: 3.6g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 512mg
Calcium per serving: 33mg