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Marinated Salad with Cellophane Noodles

Cellophane Noodles

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.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 to 5 servings.
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories: 84; Total Fat: 0.5g; Saturated Fat: trace; Cholesterol: 0mg

Did You Know?

Made from green mung beans, glass noodles are a good source of selenium and iron, especially for vegetarians. Bean thread noodles should be considered for inclusion in a gluten-free diet.

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