Veggie Pad Thai Salad

Veggie Pad Thai Salad

Serves

4 cups

PREP TIME

20 minutes

INGREDIENTS

Peanut Dressing

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup smooth, unsweetened, unsalted peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Florida Crystals® Liquid Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • ¼ cup warm water

Salad

  • 1 box (8 ounce) Pad Thai noodles
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 cup pea pods, trimmed and cut on the diagonal
  • 1 cup julienned red pepper
  • ½ cup julienned carrot
  • ¼ cup sliced scallions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • ½ cup peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

INSTRUCTIONS

Peanut Dressing

In a large bowl, whisk together all ingredients until well combined. Set aside.

Salad

In a large pot, cook Pad Thai noodles according to package directions.

Drain noodles and place in a large bowl. Toss noodles with sesame oil and ¼ cup peanut dressing. Add pea pods, peppers, carrots and scallions to the noodles and toss to combine. Pour remaining dressing over salad; toss to combine.

Garnish with cilantro, peanuts and sesame seeds.