Some people prefer rice noodles to pasta. In this Asian-inspired salad recipe, wide rice noodles are combined with crunchy lettuce, cucumber and carrots and tossed in a ginger-sesame dressing.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse well with cold water. Drain again. In a large bowl toss together drained noodles, lettuce, cucumber, carrot and green onions.

  • For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine coconut water, vinegar, oil, ginger, salt and pepper. Cover and shake well. Drizzle dressing over lettuce mixture. Toss gently to coat. Divide among four serving plates.


Nutrition Facts

196.4 calories; protein 3.2g 6% DV; carbohydrates 27.4g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2.8g 11% DV; sugars 2.8g; fat 8g 12% DV; saturated fat 1.3g 6% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 3210.5IU 64% DV; vitamin c 4.9mg 8% DV; folate 57.7mcg 14% DV; calcium 29.8mg 3% DV; iron 0.7mg 4% DV; magnesium 16.2mg 6% DV; potassium 263.6mg 7% DV; sodium 335.3mg 13% DV.