Better Than Takeaway: Healthy & Colorful Glass Noodle Salad

Runtasty Glasnudelsalat

A colorful glass noodle salad with veggies, some chili, lime and peanuts is the perfect lunch on hot summer days. Plus, the salad is easy to prepare at home and take to work. You are guaranteed to make your coworkers jealous!

Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 50 g glass noodles
  • 1 handful of carrot sticks
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 handful of bean sprouts
  • 1 Tbsp chili paste
  • Juice of 1½ limes
  • 1 Tbsp agave nectar
  • Fresh cilantro (to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp peanuts (unsalted)


1. Place the glass noodles in a bowl and add boiling water to cover them. Let them soak for 5 minutes.
2. Cut the cucumber into thin ribbons using a vegetable peeler and the bell pepper into strips using a knife.
3. Mix the chili paste, lime juice and agave nectar in a mason jar for the dressing.
4. Then you can layer the salad: glass noodles, carrot sticks, cucumber, bell pepper, bean sprouts, cilantro and peanuts.
5. Put the lid on and you have one delicious glass noodle salad to go!

One serving has 390 calories, 74 g of carbohydrates, 18 g of protein and 13 g of fat.


Julia Denner Julia is a dietician and sports nutritionist. Before she began her position as Communications Specialist at Runtastic, she spent several years working as a dietician in the surgical department at Vienna General Hospital. Julia is passionate about inspiring others to eat a healthy, balanced diet. View all posts by Julia Denner