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Thread: Rice Noodle Salad with Veggies annd Tofu

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    Dec 2001
    Rhode Island


    Rice Noodle Salad with Vegetables and Tofu
    Source: Cooking Light, July ‘02

    4 oz rice sticks (used linguine)
    ¼ C chopped fresh mint
    ¼ C low-sodium soy sauce
    3 T sugar
    2 T chopped dry-roasted peanuts
    6 T rice wine vinegar
    2 serrano chiles, seeded and thinly sliced (used jalapenos)
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    2 tsp dark sesame oil
    2 C yellow squash, thinly sliced
    2 C sliced red bell pepper
    1 ¼ C zucchini, thinly sliced
    3 C sliced green cabbage (used nappa)
    2 C fresh bean sprouts
    ½ C chopped green onions
    12 oz baked tofu, cubed

    Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.

    Combine mint and next 6 ingredients (mint through garlic). Combine half of mint mixture and noodles in a large bowl.

    Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add squash, bell pepper and zucchini; sauté 4 minutes. Add cabbage and remaining ingredients, sauté 3 minutes.

    Arrange noodle mixture on a platter, top with tofu mixture. Drizzle with remaining mint mixture.

    Yield: 6 servings (serving size 1 ¾ C)

    Calories: 253
    Fat: 6.6 grams
    Fiber: 4.9 grams

    This one is a big YUM [img]smile.gif[/img]

    Though next time, I might skip the zucchini and add peapods instead.

    CORE and lovin' it

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    This is dynamite! I've been eating it for 3 days.

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    I agree, this is an amazing dish! It has become a regular dish at our house - easy, healthy, and yummy!

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    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Pacific Northwest


    This looks scrump-dilly-ish-ous!!

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    This recepie looks absolutely delicious! I am new to using Tofu and I went out and got some to try this recepie out. I got extra firm tofu. Then I noticed that the recepie says baked tofu. Do you buy it already baked, or should I bake it first? Also, should I marinate it in soy sauce?



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    I didn't have baked tofu so I used extra-firm and it was fine. I didn't marinate the tofu--just added it. It absorbed flavor of the herb and soy sauce mixture. Oh, and I used cilantro instead of mint.

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    Default Re: Rice Noodle Salad with Veggies annd Tofu

    sounds like a good summer dish
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    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Finger Lakes Region, NY

    Default Re: Rice Noodle Salad with Veggies annd Tofu

    I'm going to the grocery store today and will pick up ingredients. This sounds perfect for summer.

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