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Low Glycemic Recipe Thai Noodle Salad – 230 Calories

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Rice noodles can be found in the Asian section of most grocery stores. They’re translucent, thin white noodles that cook in minutes, and add a fun texture to this simple, veggie-packed salad. To keep the GI count low, just a few noodles are added for garnish, but you still get the fun noodle-like texture. A delicious, fresh salad which packed perfectly for lunch!

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Serves 4
½ cup (about 3 ounces) rice noodles
½ cucumber, peeled and sliced
¼ cup red pepper, sliced
¼ cup carrots, grated
¼ cup grapefruit, peeled and sliced
1 cup cooked shrimp
1 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

3 tablespoons lime juice or rice vinegar
1 clove fresh garlic, finely chopped
3 tablespoons extra light olive oil
3 drops stevia
Salt and pepper to taste

Following the directions on the rice noodle package, cook the noodles, then drain completely. In a large bowl, toss noodles with cucumber, red pepper, carrots, grapefruit, and shrimp. In a small bowl, whisk together mint, lime juice, garlic, olive oil, and stevia. Transfer any grapefruit juice that may have run out of the fruit while slicing into the dressing mixture, as well. Drizzle dressing over salad. Season with salt and pepper, if needed. Serve and enjoy!

Servings: 4 (about ½ cup salad)
Calories: 230
Total Fat: 11g
Chol: 59mg
Total Fat 11g, 17%
Sat Fat 2g, 10%
Total Carb 24g, 8%
Fiber 1g, 4%
Sugars 1g —
Cholesterol 59mg, 20%
Sodium 798mg, 33%
Protein 8g, 16%

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