Recipes

Mixed salads

Light Ramen® Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup toasted, sliced, or slivered almonds
  • 4 cups shredded cabbage or lettuce for slaw, about 1/2 pound (packages are available in most supermarkets
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 3 green onions, white and part of the green, sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 package chicken or beef flavor Top Ramen® (3 ounces)
  • Dressing:
    - 2 tablespoons canola oil
    - 2 tablespoons light corn syrup or honey
    - 1/4 cup apple juice (any fruit juice or nectar can be used)
    - 1/4 cup rice vinegar
    - Seasoning packet from the Top Ramen® package (see below).

Preparation:
1. Add all dressing ingredients to a food processor or medium bowl. Pulse or whisk until well-blended.
2. Add the salad ingredients (including the dry Top Ramen® noodles, broken into bite-size pieces) to a salad serving bowl and toss.
3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and gently toss. Serve!

Yield:
5 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 231 calories, 5 g protein, 25.5 g carbohydrate, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 6.5 g monounsaturated fat, 3.5 g polyunsaturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 4 g fiber, 391 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 46%.

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Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2006




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