It's amazing what an intriguing, nutty flavor just one teaspoon of sesame oil brings to this cold pork noodle bowl recipe. Find it in the Asian ingredients aisle of your supermarket. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • For vinaigrette, combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, salad oil, honey, and sesame oil in a 1-cup screw-top jar. Cover and shake well to mix. Chill for 2 to 24 hours.

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  • Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.

  • If using fresh asparagus, cook in a covered saucepan in a small amount of boiling, lightly salted water for 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. (Or, if using frozen asparagus, cook according to package directions.) Drain well.

  • Combine the noodles, asparagus, pork, and carrot in a large bowl. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.

  • To serve, pour the vinaigrette over the salad; toss gently to coat. If desired, sprinkle salad with sesame seeds and scallions.

Nutrition Facts

324 calories; 11.7 g total fat; 2.9 g saturated fat; 73 mg cholesterol; 640 mg sodium. 456 mg potassium; 29.8 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 23 g protein; 3800 IU vitamin a iu; 15 mg vitamin c; 6 mcg folate; 46 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 44 mg magnesium;

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