Asian Green Bean Salad - 1 Guiding Stars
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This is a light and fresh salad that makes for a simple and healthful brown-bag lunch at work or school. Snow peas can be substituted for the beans. Garnish with a cilantro sprig.



  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. dark sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp. grated ginger
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, finely chopped


  • 3 oz. linguine
  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
  • 2 cups sliced celery
  • 1 cup thinly sliced bell pepper
  • ½ cup sliced green onions
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding beans during last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain and rinse immediately under cold water until cooled.
  3. Gently stir in remaining vegetables. Toss with dressing to serve.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 110; Total Fat 4g (5% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (3% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 320mg (14% DV); Total Carbohydrate 16g (6% DV); Dietary Fiber 3g (11% DV); Total Sugars 4g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 4g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 4% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 6% DV; Vitamin K 40% DV; Vitamin C 30% DV; Folate 20% DV.
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