1/3 cup canola oil
1/3 cup rice vinegar
3 Tbsp sugar
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 package (3oz) ramen noodle soup mix
1 bag (16 0z) coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots)
8 medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped into small strips
2 seedless fresh oranges, peeled and coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2 cups coarsely chopped fresh baby spinach leaves
In large bowl beat dressing ingredients with wire whisk until sugar is dissolved and mixture is well blended. Break up ramen noodles in bag before opening. Discard seasoning packet from soup package. Add noodles and all remaining salad ingredients except oranges and spinach to dressing; toss to mix well. Stir in oranges and spinach. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 8 hours.
Makes 15 servings (2/3 cup each) @ 3 PointsPlus per serving
*could easily add baked chicken to this recipe!
cblessum on 1/27/2011