Crunchy Ramen Salad Recipe
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Crunchy Ramen Salad Recipe

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For potlucks and picnics, this salad's a knockout. I tote the veggies in a bowl, dressing in a jar and noodles in a bag. Then shake them up together when it's time to eat. —LJ Porter, Bauxite, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 2 packages (14 ounces each) coleslaw mix
  • 12 green onions, chopped (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) chicken ramen noodles

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 189 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 250mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add almonds and sunflower kernels; cook until toasted, about 4 minutes. Cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine coleslaw mix, onions and red pepper. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, sugar, pepper, contents of ramen seasoning packets and remaining oil. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Break noodles into small pieces. Just before serving, stir in noodles, almonds and sunflower kernels. Yield: 16 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Crunchy Ramen Salad in Taste of Home April/May 2016, p48

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hotfudgesundae User ID: 3463962 248826
Reviewed May. 30, 2016

"Tasty, fast and easy. Like the crunch!"

toolbarsco User ID: 6725667 246948
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2016

"I have several recipes for cabbage salads with ramen noodles, but this is the easiest to make. Everyone enjoyed it. Throw in some shredded rotisserie chicken and you've got a meal!"

ms11145 User ID: 1604521 246338
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2016

"My Mom has been making this salad for years. It's one of my favorites."

aug2295 User ID: 4631582 245719
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2016

"This was very different than your average Cole slaw. Loved the nutty flavor from the almonds. Will definitely make again."

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