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Wednesday, August 10 2011
An Oriental-style salad showcases tender pasta, crisp vegetables and teriyaki-flavored pork tenderloin.

Prep Time: 35 mins
Total Time:
Servings: 4 servings

1 1/2 cups uncooked gemelli (twist) pasta (5 1/2 ounces) 1 1/2 cups snap pea pods 1 cup shredded carrots 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 package Oriental-flavor ramen noodle soup mix (3 ounces) 1 package teriyaki-flavored pork tenderloin (about 1 pound) Bibb or butterhead lettuce leaves 1 tablespoon sesame seed, toasted
1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, adding pea pods during last minute of cooking. Rinse with cold water; drain. Mix pasta, pea pods and carrots in large bowl.
2 Mix sugar, oil, soy sauce and seasoning packet from soup mix in small bowl with wire whisk (sugar and seasonings will dissolve during refrigeration). Pour dressing over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
3 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Cover and grill pork 5 to 6 inches from medium heat 15 to 20 minutes or until pork is slightly pink in center. Cut pork into thin slices.
4 Break ramen noodles into pieces. Add to pasta mixture; toss. Line serving platter or 4 plates with lettuce leaves. Spoon pasta mixture into center of serving platter or divide among 4 plates. Arrange pork slices on top; sprinkle with sesame seed.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 495 (Calories from Fat 155); Total Fat 17g (Saturated Fat 4g); Cholesterol 70mg; Sodium 740mg; Total Carbohydrate 51g (Dietary Fiber 4g); Protein 35g. Daily Values: ; Iron 24%. Exchanges: 3 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat. Carbohydrate Choices: 3 1/2.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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