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Asian Pea Pod Salad

No recipe image available.Romaine lettuce, fresh pea pods and toasted sesame seeds tossed in a simple hoisin-flavored dressing.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 cups torn romaine lettuce
2 cups fresh pea pods, trimmed and halved crosswise
1/3 cup bottled Italian salad dressing
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted*

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large salad bowl toss together the romaine and pea pods. In a small bowl stir together the dressing and hoisin sauce. Pour over romaine mixture and toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Makes 6 servings.

*To toast sesame seeds, spread them in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake in a 350°F (175°C) oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Watch them carefully and stir once or twice so they don't burn.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): calories: 98, total fat: 7g, saturated fat: 1g, monounsaturated fat: 2g, polyunsaturated fat: 4g, cholesterol: 0mg, sodium: 153mg, carbohydrate: 6g, total sugar: 3g, fiber: 2g, protein: 2g, vitamin A: 0%, vitamin C: 25%, calcium: 4%, iron: 6%.

Recipe provided by Better Homes and Gardens - a member of the Home and Family Network for the best of cooking, gardening, decorating and more. © 2003 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.