Asian Noodle and Pear Salad

Makes 6 Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can (15 ounces) Pacific Northwest Canned Pear slices, in juice
  • Pear Ginger Dressing
  • 4 oz. linguine pasta
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked chopped broccoli florets
  • METHOD

    In a bowl combine pasta, pear slices, carrots and blanched broccoli with Pear Ginger Dressing, toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. For each serving, place 1 cup salad on a salad plate or in a bowl. Serve cold, warm or at room temperature. PEAR GINGER DRESSING
    Combine 3 Tbsp. each reserved pear juice and low sodium soy sauce, 2 Tbsp. each red wine vinegar, chunky peanut butter, chopped cilantro and canola oil, 1-1/2 tsp. each minced ginger and garlic; whisk until well blended.

    NUTRITION (Per Serving)
    Calories: 204
    Protein 6g
    Carbohydrate: 29g
    Fiber: 4g
    Fat: 8g
    Sodium 321mg
    Cholesterol: 0mg