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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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

323.6 calories; protein 23g 46% DV; carbohydrates 29.8g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2.3g 9% DV; sugars 7.9g; fat 11.7g 18% DV; saturated fat 2.9g 15% DV; cholesterol 73mg 24% DV; vitamin a iu 3799.8IU 76% DV; vitamin c 15mg 25% DV; folate 6.4mcg 2% DV; calcium 45.8mg 5% DV; iron 2.3mg 13% DV; magnesium 44.4mg 16% DV; potassium 456.4mg 13% DV; sodium 639.8mg 26% DV.