Source: California Walnut Board

Walnut, Cabbage and Udon Noodle Salad
This crisp salad couldn't be more simple to prepare with its colorful medley of shredded vegetables and thick hearty noodles. The walnuts provide a satisfying crunch!
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup roasted walnut oil
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup soy sauce (reduced-sodium)
1/8 cup Thai garlic chili sauce*
Sea or kosher salt to taste
One 12 ounce package udon noodles, cooked and drained
2 quarts sliced or chopped napa cabbage
1 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup finely sliced green onions
1/2 cup roughly chopped roasted California walnuts

For the dressing: Whisk all the dressing ingredients together and let rest for 30 minutes.

For the salad: Toss the noodles, vegetables, cilantro, green onions and walnuts together. Add enough dressing to coat the vegetables and walnuts and serve.

*Thai garlic chili sauce is a prepared sauce that can be found in most major grocery stores.

Per Serving: 480 calories; 27 g fat; 4 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 680 mg sodium; 51 g carbohydrate; 6 g fiber; 12 g protein