*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                              PASTA BEAN SALAD
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       pk           EDEN Organic Pasta
                         -Sifted Wheat Vegetable
                         -Spirals, Shells, OR
                         -Traditional Japanese Udon
      1/2   lb           Pea pods
                         -- blanched and chopped
    1       bn           Green onions, chopped
    1       md           Red pepper
                         -- sliced into thin strips
   30       oz           EDEN Navy Beans
                         -OR- any EDEN precooked
                         -canned beans (drained)
    4                    Cloves garlic
                         -- peeled and pressed
      1/8   c            EDEN Toasted Sesame Oil
                         -(or up to double amount)
    2       tb           EDEN Ume Vinegar (or more)
   Cook pasta as package directs, al dente, drain and cool. If using udon,
   break into thirds and cook as package directs. While noodles are
   cooking, bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Blanch pea pods by dropping
   into boiling, salted water for 1-3 minutes. Vegetables should be lightly
   cooked, crisp and bright. Drain and rinse with cold water Drain if to
   set color. Mix pasta, beans, vegetables, pressed garlic, and red pepper.
   Add toasted sesame oil and ume vinegar directly to the salad, mix and
   Prep Time: 10 minutes
   Cooking Time: 30 minutes
   Per serving: 400 Calories;
   6g Fat (140/0 calories from fat); 17g Protein;
   71g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 967mg
   Copyright 1994 Eden Foods, Inc.
   <Electronic Format courtesy of Karen Mintzias>
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