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BLT Pasta Salad Recipe

BLT Pasta Salad- ShiratakiWe’re big fans of BLT’s around, especially as late summer tomatoes come on. If you’re looking for a way to cut calories and keep all the BLT flavor, whip up Hungry Girl, Lisa Lillen’s BLT Pasta Salad. It calls for House Foods low-calorie Tofu Shirataki Fettuccine Shaped Noodles. Add the noodles to a traditional salad of lettuce and tomatoes. Then simply mix in fat-free mayonnaise and sour cream and top it off with crumbled bacon bits.

Recipe courtesy Lisa Lillien aka Hungry Girl and House Foods Tofu

Serves 1

1 package (8 oz.) House Foods Tofu Shirataki Fettuccine Shaped

1/4 cup torn lettuce leaves

2 Tbsp. sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained

2 Tbsp. real crumbled bacon bits

1 Tbsp. chopped scallions

1 Tbsp. fat-free or reduced-fat mayonnaise

1 Tbsp. fat-free or reduced-fat sour cream

Rinse and drain Shirataki noodles well. Pat dry using paper towels. Put in a large microwave-safe bowl and heat in microwave for 1 minute. Drain excess liquid and pat dry.

Cut noodles 3-4 inch lengths. Refrigerate until completely chilled.

Add all ingredients to the noodles and mix well.

Serve cold. Enjoy!

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Bobbie Hasselbring

RFT founder and the website's former editor-in-chief, Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. She's been an award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook.