Spicy Green Bean & Carrot Salad w/ Sesame Noodles

Spicy Green Bean & Carrot Salad W/ Sesame Noodles Recipe

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A great Thai salad served at room temperature. The dressing is packed with bold flavors -- only a small amount of oil is needed.


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20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/4 c
    fresh lime juice
  • 3 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 Tbsp
    toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced fresh garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 2 small
    serrano chilies (or chili of your choice), thinly sliced into rounds (remove seeds if you want less heat)
  • 9 oz
    green beans,trimmed and cut on the diagonal into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 pkg
    9-oz. pkg. fresh linguine (or dry if preferred)
  • 2 c
    peeled carrots, shredded
  • 1 c
    green onions, thinly sliced

How to Make Spicy Green Bean & Carrot Salad w/ Sesame Noodles


  1. Stir first 8 ingredients in a medium bowl and blend well. Season with salt and pepper taste and let stand approx. 30 minutes to allow flavors to meld.
  2. Cook green beans in salted water (or steam) until crisp-tender. Remove with a slotted spoon (save water) and place in ice water to cool. Drain well and dry thoroughly with paper towels.
  3. Return water to a boil and add pasta noodles - cook until just tender, but still al dente. Rinse pasta under cool water. Drain well and pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Combine green beans, pasta, carrots, green onions and dressing in a large bowl. Toss to coat. Season with more salt and pepper, if desired.

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About Spicy Green Bean & Carrot Salad w/ Sesame Noodles

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Thai

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