Lo Mein Salad with Peanut Sauce

A couple of nights ago, I made two recipes from Wegmans Menu magazine: this one, and a BBQ tofu one. The tofu one did NOT turn out. It called for Wegmans tofu, which comes frozen, and I decided to pan-fry it instead of cooking it on the grill, like it calls for. I don’t know what was in that tofu, but it started puffing up, and it would just never get brown, like I wanted it to. So this recipe was served alongside the puffy tofu. You are basically just mixing ingredients together, like a slaw. Speaking of slaw, the Asian slaw mix that this calls for contains celery. I had to (of course) pick all that out. This had potential, I think, but next time I will leave the slaw out. I just didn’t like it. And the peanut sauce was a little too spicy. Toby liked it, though!

rating:7

Lo Mein Salad with Peanut Sauce
(Wegmans Menu magazine)

serves 4
active time: 10 min.

Ingredients:

1 pkg (16 oz) Asian Classics Lo Mein (Frozen Foods)
1/2 pkg Food You Feel Good About Mukimame Shelled Soybeans (Frozen Foods), thawed
1 pkg (12 oz) Food You Feel Good About Asian Slaw
1 bunch green onions, trimmed, sliced diagonally
1 Tbsp black sesame seeds (International Foods)
3/4 cup Wegmans Thai Peanut Sauce (International Foods)

Directions:

1. Place noodles in microwave-safe bowl; cover. Cook in microwave on HIGH 3-3 1/2 min. Cool slightly.

2 Add soybeans, slaw, onions, sesame seeds, and sauce to noodles in bowl. Toss gently to combine.
Chef Tip(s):
Salad can be served room temperature or chilled.

each serving (2 1/4 cups) has 360 calories

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