Recipe: Black Bean Peanut Noodle Salad
Never tried black bean pasta? This recipe from our wellness team is the perfect opportunity to give them a try!
The toasted sesame oil, fresh ginger, chili paste and peanut butter in this dish all team up to deliver amazing taste and texture! This fabulous salad satisfies your craving for pasta and provides the added bonus of a fresh veggie crunch, all in a single dish!
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And, since the noodles are made from black beans, they deliver the kind of protein-fiber boost that comes only from eating beans and other legumes. They are also a perfect choice for folks on a gluten-free diet.
7 ounces black bean pasta
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
2 teaspoons chili paste
1 red bell pepper, cut into 2-inch strips
2 carrots, shredded or cut into matchsticks
3 scallions, sliced
Makes 4 Servings. Serving = About 1 cup
210 calories, 13 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 9 g protein, 18 g carbohydrate, 6 g dietary fiber, 7 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 180 mg sodium.
Developed by Sara Quessenberry for Cleveland Clinic Wellness.