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Crunchy Salad

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Ingredients
  Snow peas 1⁄4 Pound
  Canned water chestnuts 8 Ounce, drained, thinly sliced
  Celery ribs 3 , sliced diagonally
  Carrots 3 , sliced diagonally
For dressing
  Peanut oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Red bell peppers 2 , cut into chunks
  Sliced fresh mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound (Make Thick Slices)
  Toasted slivered almonds 1 Ounce (For Garnish)
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Pinch
  Black pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) To prepare the dressing : In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, lemon juice, soy sauce, sesame seeds, sugar and pepper and mix well.
Keep the dressing aside.

MAKING
2) In boiling water,cook the peas briefly for 10 seconds and drain off the fluid.
3) Wash thoroughly with cold running water to prevent the peas from getting further cooked and drain.
4) In a large bowl, mix together water chestnuts, celery, carrots, bell pepper, mushrooms and snow peas.
5) Toss lightly to combine.
6) Prior to 1 hour before serving, pour dressing over water chestnut mixture.
7) Cover with lid and refrigerate.

SERVING
8) Garnish with almonds just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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