NEXT RECIPE >

Gingered Spaghetti Salad Recipe
Gingered Spaghetti Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Gingered Spaghetti Salad Recipe

Read Reviews
5 2 3
Publisher Photo
With a wonderful blend of bright flavors and colors, this cold pasta salad is ideal for warm summer days. Cindy Heinbaugh - Aurora, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 cup reduced-fat sesame ginger salad dressing
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 English cucumber, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small sweet yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, sliced

Nutritional Facts

1-3/4 cups: 353 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 432mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 8g fiber), 26g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions, adding edamame during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Rinse in cold water and drain well. Meanwhile, stir ginger into salad dressing.
  2. In a large bowl, combine spaghetti, chicken, cucumber, peppers and red onion. Add dressing; toss to coat. Sprinkle with green onions. Yield: 8 servings.
Make this meatless by omitting the chicken and tossing in more edamame, a legume that is higher in protein than most.
Originally published as Gingered Spaghetti Salad in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p61

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


Reviews for Gingered Spaghetti Salad

AVERAGE RATING
(3)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (3)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
browns19fan User ID: 919833 220725
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2015

"This salad gets rave reviews at potlucks and picnics. I omit the chicken so that our vegetarian friends can enjoy it, too."

MY REVIEW
chein921 User ID: 1180612 183859
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2010

"Great"

Loading Image