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This is a very simple salad to make that tastes impressive.
Make and share this Angel Hair Pasta Salad recipe from Food.com.
- Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside.
- Heat oil in a small skillet over medium-low heat.
- Add almonds and sesame seeds.
- Sauté until slightly brown, set aside.
- Combine oil, sugar, vinegar, salt and white pepper in a jar.
- Cover tightly and shake.
- Set aside.
- Combine cabbage, scallions, water chestnuts and pasta in a large bowl.
- Toss in nut mixture.
- Toss with dressing before serving.
Very tasty salad! I served this as a one-dish meal for my husband and me. I didn't have angel hair so I used spaghetti, nor did I have enough almonds so I threw in a handful of pinenuts. I also used red pepper flakes instead of white pepper and I added soy sauce and sesame oil to give it more of an Asian flair. So I discovered this is a very versatile dish with flexible ingredients! I might add mandarin oranges next time...
We JUST made, (and consumed), this pasta salad, and it was fabulous. This would be great to take to a party or potluck. It was even better the next day! Make sure you get a SMALL cabbage, or just use half of a big one! Thanks for the recipe. Even the "picky-eaters" ate it!
I've been using this recipe for a long time. My SIL made this and it was so delicious I had to ask her for the recipe although I do not use water chestnuts and I use only 3 oz. of pasta.