Crunchy Asian Pasta Salad

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
1
package (3 oz) Oriental-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
3
tablespoons sugar
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons white vinegar
2
tablespoons water
1
tablespoon soy sauce
3
cups coleslaw mix
1
cup snow pea pods, strings removed, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2
cup sliced almonds, toasted
1
can (15 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained

Steps

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  • 1
    Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  • 3
    In large bowl, stir together seasoning mixes from pasta mix and soup mix, sugar, oil, vinegar, water and soy sauce. Add pasta, coleslaw mix, pea pods, almonds and oranges; toss to combine.
  • 4
    Just before serving, coarsely crush dry noodles from soup mix; stir into pasta mixture. Serve immediately, or refrigerate.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • To toast almonds, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until almonds begin to brown, then stirring constantly until they are light brown.
  • This salad is delicious served with grilled chicken, burgers or pork.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
610mg
25%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
10g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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