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Noodles and Peanut Sauce Salad Bowl

. 31/2 Prep Time: 25 Minutes carb Start to Finish: 25 Minutes , choices/ Servings. 4 (13/4 cups each)

8 oz uncooked whole wheat linguine, broken in half 2 cups fresh broccoli florets 1 cup julienne-cut carrots (from 10-oz bag)

1 medium bell pepper, cut into bite-size pieces % cup peanut butter

2 tablespoons water

2 teaspoons canola oil 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or white vinegar

2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce Va teaspoon ground ginger

V» teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

3 medium green onions, chopped (3 tablespoons) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

1. Cook linguine as directed on package, adding broccoli, carrots and bell pepper during last minute of cooking; drain pasta and vegetables. Rinse with cold water until pasta and vegetables are cool; drain.

2. Place peanut butter in small bowl. With wire whisk, gradually beat water and oil into peanut butter until smooth. Beat in vinegar, soy sauce, ginger and ground red pepper.

3. In large serving bowl, stir together pasta mixture, peanut sauce, onions and cilantro until well mixed.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

1 SERVING: Calories 370 (Calories from Fat 100); Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 2g; Trans Fat Og); Cholesterol Omg; Sodium 570mg: Total Carbohydrate 51g (Dietary Fiber 8g; Sugars 6g): Protein I4g

% Dally Value: Vitamin A 120%: Vitamin C 110%; Calcium 8%; Iron 15% Exchanges: 2 Starch. 1 Other Carbohydrate. 1 Vegetable. 1 High-Fat Meat, V4 Fat

Asian Tossed Salad

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes Start to Finish: 20 Minutes Servings: 5 (1 cup each)

Prep Time: 20 Minutes Start to Finish: 20 Minutes Servings: 5 (1 cup each)

3 cups shredded romaine lettuce 1 Vi cups (from 16-oz bag) coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots) 1 cup fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed Vi cup shredded carrots V» cup very thinly sliced red onion V* cup fat-free mayonnaise or salad dressing V* cup Chinese chicken salad dressing

1 tablespoon honey

2 tablespoons slivered almonds

1. In large bowl, mix lettuce, coleslaw mix, peas, carrots and onion.

2. In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, salad dressing and honey with wire whisk until smooth.

3. Add dressing mixture to salad; toss to mix. Sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

1 SERVING: Calories 110 (Calories from Fat 50); Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 1g; Trans Fat Og); Cholesterol Omg. Sodium 240mg, Total Carbohydrate 12g (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 8g); Protein 2g % Daily Value: Vitamin A 90%; Vitamin C 35%; Calcium 4%; Iron 4% Exchanges: Vi Other Carbohydrate. 1 Vegetable. 1 Fat

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