Asian Glass Noodle Salad

Spring is on it’s way, and along with it comes inspiration for intriguing new vegan recipes!

If you’re ready to set aside the casseroles and stews, and dig into a hearty salad, this recipe from Callicoon Kitchen provides the perfect bridge from winter to summer with hearty cold-weather flavors in a light, slightly spicy dressing. More proof that salads don’t have to be boring and predictable!

Chilled Asian Glass Noodle Salad


  • 6 ounces cooked Asian Glass Noodles, chilled
  • 5-6 Turkish figs – chopped
  • 1 small handful organic microgreens
  • 1/2 peeled and diced raw golden beet
  • 1/2 roasted sweet potato cooled and diced
  • 2 Tbs Austrian pumpkin seeds
  • 3 Tbs toasted sesame oil
  • 3 Tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

In a large mixing bowl add the chilled noodles, figs, beets and sweet potato one at a time, mixing well after each. Add pumpkin seeds and micro greens, then finish with sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, and pepper flakes. Check for seasoning and serve immediately.

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Ron Badach
Living a healthy lifestyle and offering people creative plant based cooking ideas is a passion for Ron. In 2013 Ron appeared on ABC's The CHEW winning its "Hunky Husband Cook-off” with his signature Black Bean Burger. People from across the country began to contact Ron about how to transition away from a meat-centric diet. In response Ron launched his Callicoon Kitchen brand and began posting creative, easy to follow how-to cooking videos and recipes giving people hands-on techniques for making vegan dishes that they can incorporate into their own lives. A vegetarian for 20 years Ron is now 100% vegan and he is committed to sharing his belief in the benefits of organic produce and an active, healthy lifestyle. Ron combines strength training and running to stay fit. A huge animal lover, Ron loves to hang out with his rescued Black Lab, Otis. Future plans include a vegan product line and Callicoon Kitchen cookbook highlighting all his vegan in-house favorites. Ron lives in New York and Virginia with his wife and three daughters. Follow Ron on Follow Ron on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter. Check out and subscribe to Ron Badach Callicoon Kitchen at

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