Sesame and Cilantro Vermicelli Salad

judy wellington

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@cordonbleu

This was made by Betty Ellis of The Villages, FL May, 2014


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Serves:

4-8

Prep:

6 Hr 10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

8 oz
vermicilli, thin spaghetti, or angel hair pasta
salt
1/2 c
coarsely chopped cilantro
1/4 c
chopped peanuts
1/4 c
thinly sliced green onions
1/4 c
sliced and chopped red bell pepper
1 Tbsp
toasted sesame seeds

HONEY SOY DRESSING

1/4 c
corn oil or grapeseed oil
3 Tbsp
dark sesame oil
1/2 tsp
crushed dried red pepper or chili powder
3 Tbsp
honey
2 Tbsp
soy sauce (use less if using tamari which is more concentrated than soy sauce)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the paste in a large saucepan in salted boiling water according to package directions. Drain but DO NOT rinse.
2
While the pasta is cooking, prepare the dressing. In a microwave safe dish, heat the vegetable oil, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes in the microwave on high heat for 2 minutes. Add the honey and soy sauce and mix well.
3
Combine the drained pasta with the dressing in a large bowl until the pasta is well coated. Cover and chill for several hours.
4
When ready to serve, mix in the cilantro, peanuts, green onions, and red bell pepper. Garnish with the toasted sesame seeds.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Dairy Free