Oriental Pasta Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni

2 large carrots, cut into 1" stripes

1 cup snow peas, halved

2 green onions with tops, sliced

1/2 cup thinly sliced sweet red pepper


1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup sour cream

1 tablespoon cider OR red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions: Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; add carrots, peas, onions and red pepper. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients until smooth. Pour over salad and toss to coat. cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1-cup serving (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise, nonfat sour cream and light soy sauce) equals 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable; also, 139 calories, 216 mg sodium, 1 mg cholesterol, 27 gm carbohydrate, 5 gm protein, 1 gm fat.

Serves: 7

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