Meatless Monday: Asian Inspired Noodles and Tofu

December 30, 2013 at 1:52 pm 1 comment

tofu noodles

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces dried whole wheat linguine
  • 2 8 ounce packages smoked teriyaki-flavored or plain firm tofu, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cucumber
  • 1 large carrot, cut into thin bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • Ginger Soy Vinaigrette Recipe (see below)

Ginger Soy Vinaigrette:

Ingredients/Directions:

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

In a small bowl, whisk together rice vinegar or cider vinegar, toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and crushed red pepper.

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Cool pasta slightly.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine tofu, cucumber, carrot, and green onion. Add drained pasta; toss gently to mix.
  3. Drizzle Ginger-Soy Vinaigrette onto cooked pasta mixture. Toss salad gently to coat. Makes 6 (about 1-1/4-cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

  • 231 calories
  • 4 g total fat
  • 571 mg sodium
  • 39 g carbohydrate
  • 3 g fiber
  • 7 g protein

*Recipe from Diabetic Living: www.DiabeticLiving.com*

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