Sesame Noodle Salad - 1 Guiding Stars
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Crispy veggies with cold pasta and a luscious dressing combine for a dish that’s wonderful as a side to any protein or on its own as a vegetarian lunch. If you want to make a meal of it, consider adding a hard-boiled egg or some steamed edamame to the dish to round out the protein.



  • 1 Tbsp. peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp. lite soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger


  • 2 cups cooked thin spaghetti
  • ½ cup thinly sliced pepper
  • ½ cup thinly sliced carrots
  • ¼ cup minced scallions
  • ¼ cup bean sprouts
  • Red pepper flakes to taste


  1. Combine dressing ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer until slightly thicker (3-5 minutes).
  2. Toss salad ingredients together with warm dressing to coat.
  3. Chill and serve cold.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 105; Total Fat 2.5g (3% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (2% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 205mg (9% DV); Total Carbohydrate 17g (6% DV); Dietary Fiber 1g (3% DV); Total Sugars 2g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 4g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 4% DV; Potassium 2% DV; Vitamin C 25% DV; Selenium 20% DV; Niacin 15% DV.
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