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Oriental Garden Toss

No recipe image available.Reduced calorie sweet and savory vegetable stir-fry.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoons water
1 1/2 teaspoons roasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon Equal® for Recipes or 3 packets Equal® sweetener or 2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful™
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 (3-ounce) package low-fat ramen noodle soup
2 cups fresh pea pods, halved crosswise
1 cup fresh bean sprouts
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 (8.75-ounce) can baby corn, drained and halved crosswise
1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
3 cups shredded Chinese cabbage
1/3 cup chopped lightly salted cashews (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine green onions, soy sauce, water, sesame oil, Equal®, garlic powder and red pepper flakes in screw-top jar; set aside.
  2. Break up ramen noodles (discard seasoning packet, or save for another use); combine with pea pods in large bowl. Pour boiling water over mixture to cover. Let stand 1 minute; drain.
  3. Combine noodles, pea pods, bean sprouts, mushrooms, baby corn and bell pepper in large bowl. Shake dressing and add to noodle mixture; toss to coat. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours. Just before serving, add shredded cabbage; toss to combine. Sprinkle with cashews, if desired.

Makes 6 (1 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe; 1 cup): 124 cal., 6 g pro., 21 g carbo., 2 g fat, 0 mg chol., 605 mg sodium.

Food Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1 Bread, 1/2 Fat.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.