Light Lunch: Asian Pasta and Cabbage Salad

This salad is a meal in itself and can be assembled very quickly.

barilla whole grain spaghettiASIAN PASTA & CABBAGE SALAD

Makes 2 servings

SALAD:
4 ounces whole grain spaghetti, cooked al dente and drained
2 cups shredded cabbage
1/2 ounce red onion, finely chopped
1 ounce slivered almonds
1 cup grilled chicken, sliced
1/2 cup edamame, cooked and cooled

DRESSING:
2 TBL sesame oil
1 tsp honey
2 TBL rice vinegar
1/2 tsp soy sauce
2 TBL sesame seeds
crushed red pepper to taste

wpid-0427141829.jpgCombine salad ingredients in a large bowl.
Whisk dressing ingredients until well blended, then toss with salad.

Variation: add 1/2 cup shredded carrots or drained mandarin orange slices to the salad.

Nutrition information below does not include pasta as carbs vary depending on brand. Check the label of the pasta you use and adjust the total accordingly.

nutrition label cabbage pasta salad

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