Asian Green Bean Salad


Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 3  ounces  uncooked linguine
  • 1  pound  green beans, trimmed
  • 2  cups  diagonally sliced celery
  • 1  cup  thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1/2  cup  (1/2-inch) slices green onions
  • 1/3  cup  chopped fresh cilantro
  • Dressing:
  • 1/4  cup  rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4  cup  low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2  tablespoons  dark sesame oil
  • 2  teaspoons  grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2  teaspoon  sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper
  • 3  garlic cloves, minced
  • 1  red jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped (about 1 tablespoon)

Preparation

1. To prepare salad, break linguine in half. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; add beans during last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain. Place mixture in a large bowl. Stir in celery, bell pepper, onions, and cilantro.

2. To prepare dressing, combine vinegar and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk until blended. Add to salad; toss well. Cover and chill.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 101 (34% from fat)
Fat: 3.8g (sat 0.5g,mono 1.5g,poly 1.6g)
Protein: 3g
Carbohydrate: 14.9g
Fiber: 3.1g
Cholesterol: 0.0mg
Iron: 0.8mg
Sodium: 282mg
Calcium: 42mg

Recipe Via CookingLight.com

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