Fruited Cabbage & Pasta-Walnut Salad

Fruited Cabbage & Pasta-Walnut Salad

Ingredients:
1/2 cup chopped California walnuts
6 ounces linguine pasta
4 cups packaged coleslaw mix
4 small oranges, peel and membrane removed and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices
2 small Asian pears, cored and thinly sliced
3/4 cup prepared, reduced-fat Oriental salad dressing
3 green onions, thinly sliced

Procedures:
Heat walnuts in a dry skillet over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes until walnuts are slightly toasted. Set aside and reserve. Cook linguine according to package directions; drain well and cool slightly. Place in a large bowl along with coleslaw mix, oranges, pears and walnuts. Toss well with salad dressing. To serve, plate salad mixture. Sprinkle with onions, dividing equally.

Makes 4 servings

Per serving: 369 calories, 10g protein, 62g carbohydrate, 11g fiber, 11g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 406mg sodium.

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