Glass Noodle Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
The fresh, bright flavors in this cool, crunchy Thai-style salad really take the edge off of sweltering days here in southern California. Non-vegans can add poached shrimp or shredded chicken for a heartier salad. —Laura Wilhelm, West Hollywood, California

Updated: Apr. 18, 2024

Glass Noodle Salad

Prep Time 30 min
Yield 10 servings.


  • 6 ounces uncooked bean thread noodles
  • 3 cups coleslaw mix
  • 2 cups chopped cucumber
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 2/3 cup dry roasted peanuts or cashews, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 red chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup sesame ginger salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • Lime wedges


  1. Prepare noodles according to package directions; drain. In a large bowl, combine noodles, coleslaw mix, cucumber, bean spouts, nuts, mint, cilantro, green onions and chile pepper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk salad dressing, lime juice and gingerroot. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 202 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 265mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.