Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 8 min

Servings: 4


1 pkg (340 g)                        Catelli® Healthy Harvest® Ancient Grains Spaghettini

2 cups (500 ml)                     snow peas, thinly sliced diagonally

1 cup (250 ml)                       shelled edamame

1                                              small English cucumber

2 cups (500 ml)                     napa cabbage, finely shredded

1 cup (250 ml)                       red pepper, cut into matchsticks

3                                              green onions, thinly sliced

1                                              ripe avocado, sliced

1/4 cup (60 ml)                      cilantro leaves

2 tbsp (30 ml)                        black sesame seeds


Ginger-Wasabi Dressing:

1/4 cup (60 ml)                      seasoned rice vinegar

3 tbsp (45 ml)                        canola oil

2 tbsp (30 ml)                        soy sauce

2 tbsp (30 ml)                        lemon juice

1 tsp (5 ml)                             lemon zest

2 tsp (10 ml)                          brown sugar

2 tsp (10 ml)                          sesame oil

1 tsp (5 ml)                             grated fresh ginger

                                                wasabi to taste


1.    Cook pasta according to package directions; drain well. Rinse under cold water until well chilled; transfer to large bowl and set aside.

2.    In a pot of boiling water, cook snow peas and edamame until tender-crisp. Drain and rinse under cold water until well chilled; set aside.

3.    Meanwhile, halve the cucumber lengthwise and use the end of a spoon to scoop and discard seeds; cut cucumber into julienne strips.

4.    Ginger-Wasabi Dressing: Whisk together rice vinegar, canola oil, soy sauce, lemon juice and zest, brown sugar, sesame oil and ginger. Season with wasabi to taste.

5.    Add cucumber, snow peas, edamame, napa cabbage, red pepper, green onions and avocado to noodles; toss with enough dressing to coat.

6.    Garnish with cilantro leaves and black sesame seeds.

Tip: If you have time, you can chill the noodle dish by refrigerating for 1 to 4 hours.

Per serving: 590 calories, 19 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 710 mg sodium,

84 g carbohydrates, 145 g fibre, 13 g sugar, 21 g protein