Kale Asian Pasta Salad

  • Author: Kathy Carmichael


Savory and sweet, this salad will fill you up and send you back for a second helping.



  • 8 ounces bow ties pasta (or any pasta)
  • 2 cups chopped kale, stems removed
  • 1 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 4 mandarin oranges (peeled, sliced in half and sectioned) clementines also work
  • 1 red pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded white cabbage


  • 1 cup Teriyaki Sauces of Choice


  • Bring 6 cups water and 1 teaspoon salt and boil
  • Add pasta and reduce heat to simmer
  • Cook according to package instructions (11-13 minutes)
  • Chop the vegetables and cut the oranges
  • When pasta is cooked, immediately drain and run cold water over pasta to stop cooking.
  • Pasta should be cool when placed with other ingredients.

  • In a large bowl, put vegetables and pasta together
  • Toast with dressing