Marinated Artichoke Hearts w/ Shirataki Noodles

Marinated Artichoke Hearts with Shirataki Noodles
Recipe type: Salads / Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound ( 2-8 ounce packages) Shirataki Noodles
  • 6 ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, chopped and drained, reserving liquid
  • ½ green pepper -- chopped
  • ½ red pepper -- chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese -- grated
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil -- (or 2 tablespoons fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley -- (or 2 tablespoons fresh)
  • salt and pepper -- to taste
Instructions
  1. Toss the marinated artichoke hearts and the peppers.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients, including reserved artichoke liquid, and toss with pasta

Shirataki Noodles Italian Olive Salad with Herb Garlic Mayonnaise

Shirataki Noodles Italian Olive Salad with Herb Garlic Mayonnaise
Recipe type: Salads
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound( 2-8 ounce packages) Shirataki Noodles
  • 8 ounces Italian salad dressing
  • 1 cup sliced ripe Kalamata olives or green olives w/pimientos
Garnishes
  • leaf lettuce
  • parmesan cheese
  • whole olives
  • 1 large tomato -- seeded & chopped
  • fresh parsley sprigs
Herb Garlic Mayonnaise
  • 1½ cups mayonnaise -- or less
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves minced garlic or ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green or red onion
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Toss noodles with Italian dressing and olives. Cover and chill overnight.
  3. About 8 to 12 hours before serving combine ingredients for Herb Garlic Mayonnaise.
  4. Discard any excess Italian dressing from noodles, then mix noodles thoroughly with mayonnaise.
  5. Cover and chill.
  6. To serve, line platter or oval bowl with lettuce leaves, turn out noodles.
  7. Top with parmesan and garnish with whole olives, chopped tomato and parsley.

Shirataki Noodles & Artichokes

Shirataki Noodles and Artichokes
Recipe type: Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  • 6 fresh baby artichokes
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages Shirataki Noodles
  • ½ cup tomato juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic -- minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil -- or 1 teaspoon dried
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup fresh tomato -- chopped
  • ½ cup olives -- Kalamata
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • ½ cup feta cheese -- optional
  • juice of one lemon
Instructions
  1. Cut stems off artichokes. Peel off tough outer leaves to reveal yellow-green hearts. Cut artichokes into quarters.
  2. Combine ¼ cup lemon juice with 2 cups water in a medium bowl. Add artichokes to lemon water and toss to prevent discoloration. Drain.
  3. Steam artichokes until tender, about 20 minutes. chill.
  4. In a large pot, drain and rinse Shirataki noodles with cold water.
  5. To make salad dressing: combine tomato juice, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, basil, salt and pepper in a food processor or blender and puree for 30 seconds.
  6. Toss together artichokes, Shirataki noodles, capers, olives and feta cheese in a large bowl salad bowl. Pour dressing over and toss well.