Sunday, August 26, 2012

Recipe of the day

Carrot and Cabbage Salad with Peanut Sauce


1 3.75-ounce package bean threads (cellophane noodles)
1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon lime juice
1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1 glove garlic, minced
3 cups of shredded cabbage
1 cup coarsely shredded carrots ( 2 medium)
1/2 cup snipped fresh cilantro leaves
1/4 cup chopped honey-roasted peanuts
Lime wedges


1) In a large bowl soak bean threads in enough water to cover for approx. 10 mins. Drain thoroughly. Using kitchen shears, snip bean threads into smaller strands.

2) In the meantime, in a large bowl combine broth, peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, lime juice, sesame oil, and garlic. Add cabbage and carrots. Toss to combine

3) Divide noodles among 4 serving plates. Top with cabbage mixture. Sprinkle cabbage mixture with cilantro and peanuts. Serve with lime wedges.

This recipe provides 4 servings.

Nutritional value per serving:

Calories: 278
Fat    10 grams
Sodium:  442 mg
Carbs:  44 grams
Protein:  6 grams

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