This Marinated Salad with Cellophane Noodles is a particularly refreshing, crunchy summertime salad. The bean thread noodles are slender white Asian noodles made from arrowroot starch. They resemble bean threads.
2 ounces dry cellophane or bean thread noodles
Vegetable broth (optional)
2 cups peeled, seeded, and sliced cucumbers
2 cups thinly sliced red bell peppers
1 cup no-oil Italian dressing or vinaigrette
1 tablespoon freshly minced basil
1 tablespoon freshly minced cilantro
1/8 teaspoon red hot chili flakes
Drop the noodles into boiling water or vegetable broth for 5 to 10 minutes or until done.
Toss all ingredients together and marinate for at least 1 hour.
Serve on a bed of lettuce.
Recipe makes 4 to 5 servings.
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories: 84; Total Fat: 0.5g; Saturated Fat: trace; Cholesterol: 0mg
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