Sesame Crunch Angel Hair Salad

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Angel Hair Pasta Salad Recipe ๐Ÿฅ—

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6


Indulge in the refreshing flavors of this healthy Angel Hair Pasta Salad recipe! This dish is not only easy to make but also packs a punch of wholesome goodness. With a delightful combination of pasta, crunchy vegetables, and a tangy dressing, it’s perfect for a quick meal or as a side dish for any occasion.


Quantity Ingredient
8 oz Angel hair pasta
2 tbsp Sesame seeds
1/4 cup Olive oil
1 tbsp Sugar
1/3 cup Apple cider vinegar
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp White pepper
1 cup Red cabbage, shredded
1 Scallion, thinly sliced
1 can (8 oz) Water chestnuts, drained and sliced


  1. Cook Pasta: Begin by cooking the angel hair pasta according to the package instructions. Once cooked, drain the pasta and set it aside to cool.

  2. Toast Sesame Seeds: In a small skillet, heat olive oil over medium-low heat. Add sesame seeds and sautรฉ until they turn slightly brown and fragrant. Once done, set aside.

  3. Prepare Dressing: In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine olive oil, sugar, apple cider vinegar, salt, and white pepper. Secure the lid tightly and shake the jar vigorously until the dressing is well combined. Set aside.

  4. Combine Ingredients: In a large mixing bowl, toss together the cooked pasta, shredded red cabbage, sliced scallions, and water chestnuts.

  5. Add Nut Mixture: Gently fold in the toasted sesame seeds and almonds into the pasta and vegetable mixture until evenly distributed.

  6. Dress and Serve: Just before serving, pour the prepared dressing over the pasta salad and toss gently to coat all ingredients evenly.

  7. Serve: Transfer the angel hair pasta salad to a serving dish or individual plates. Garnish with additional sesame seeds or chopped scallions if desired. Serve fresh and enjoy the delightful flavors of this healthy dish!

Nutritional Information (Per Serving):

  • Calories: 531.7
  • Fat: 29.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 424.3mg
  • Carbohydrates: 59.1g
  • Fiber: 7.7g
  • Sugar: 15.8g
  • Protein: 12g

Recipe Notes:

  • For added crunch and flavor, you can toss in some toasted almonds along with the sesame seeds.
  • Feel free to customize this pasta salad with your favorite vegetables or protein sources such as grilled chicken or shrimp.
  • This salad can be served immediately or chilled in the refrigerator for a refreshing cold dish on hot summer days.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Just give it a good toss before serving again.

Indulge in the vibrant colors and flavors of this Angel Hair Pasta Salad, perfect for any mealtime or gathering. It’s quick, easy, and oh-so-delicious!

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