Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Recipe of the Week, From Men's Health
Caprese Pasta Salad Using Shirataki
From: Michael White, Convivio Restaurant, NYC
1 lb of asparagus thinly sliced
8 oz shirataki noodles, rinsed and drained
3 large tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup green peas, cooked
1 cup diced fresh mozzarella
1/2 cup of basil
Juice of one lemon
1/3 cup of extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and Pepper to taste
1. Cook asparagus in boiling salted water for 3-5 minutes. Remove the slides with a slotted spoon, drop them into the ice water and thend rain.
2. Place the noodles in the pot of boiling water for 30 seconds to warm them. Then drain the noodles and put them in a large bowl. Add the asparagus and the remaining ingredients - the tomatoes, green peas, mozzarella, basil, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt and pepper - and toss together.
Per Serving: 386 calories, 15 grams of protein, 12 g carbs, 31 g fat, 7 g fiber.

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