Asian Pasta Salad

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 ounces Linguine pasta
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup matchbox carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery

DRESSING

  • 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried ginger (or 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of water according to package directions. Drain water then rinse with cold water to cool.
  2. Add cooked pasta to a large bowl. Add all the vegetables. Gently toss to combine.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk all dressing ingredients together. Pour dressing over pasta mixture. Gently toss together to coat with dressing. Cover with lid then place bowl in refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight. (I feel overnight is best.

via: life-in-the-lofthouse.com