Lo Mein Noodle Salad

Put a spin on ramen-style salads with lo mein noodles, edamame and a savory peanut butter dressing.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Salad

1
package (8 oz) lo mein noodles
1
bag (10 oz) frozen shelled edamame (green) soybeans
1
large red bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)

Dressing

1/3
cup rice vinegar
1/3
cup peanut butter
1/4
cup soy sauce
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Break lo mein noodles into thirds. Cook as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Cook edamame as directed on bag; drain.
  • 3 In medium bowl, place bell pepper, onions, noodles and edamame.
  • 4 In small bowl, beat dressing ingredients with wire whisk until well blended. Spoon over noodle mixture; toss to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.

Expert Tips

Use 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro as a garnish.

Shelled edamame are sometimes called "mukimame."

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.