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Asian Pasta Salad Recipe

Asian Pasta Salad Recipe

Diane Molberg of Emerald Park, Saskatchewan suggests, "With a wonderful combination of colors and flavors, this salad goes great with barbecued chicken or pork."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:7 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 large carrots, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 cup snow peas, halved
  • 2 green onions with tops, sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced sweet red pepper
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; add carrots, peas, onions and red pepper. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients until smooth. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. Yield: 7 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One 1-cup serving (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise, nonfat sour cream and light soy sauce) equals 139 calories, 216 mg sodium, 1 mg cholesterol, 27 gm carbohydrate, 5 gm protein, 1 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable