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Skinny Crunchy Asian Salad

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 15

63% less fat • 50% fewer calories • 70% more vitamin C than the original recipe. Focus on the fresh, trim the ramen and top it with fruits and veggies. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Dressing

1/3
cup canola oil
1/3
cup rice vinegar
3
tablespoons sugar
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper

Salad

1
package (3 oz) ramen noodle soup mix (any flavor)
1
bag (16 oz) coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots)
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup sliced almonds (2 oz)
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 1x1/8-inch strips
2
seedless oranges, peeled, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2
cups coarsely chopped fresh baby spinach leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, beat dressing ingredients with wire whisk until sugar is dissolved and mixture is well blended.
  • 2
    Break up ramen noodles in bag before opening. Discard seasoning packet from soup package. Add noodles and all remaining salad ingredients except oranges and spinach to dressing; toss to mix well. Stir in oranges and spinach. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 8 hours.

Expert Tips

  • We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.
  • Turn this into a delicious main-dish salad by adding shredded cooked chicken.
  • Chopped peanuts or honey-roasted peanuts would be a delicious substitute for the almonds in this recipe.
  • The ramen noodles will be crisp if the salad is served right after making it, but will soften if the salad is stored.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
6g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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