Delicious Ramen Salad

Like many traditional Midwestern “salads”—the fluff salad, the strawberry pretzel salad, the macaroni salad, the Jell-O salad in its endless iterations—the classic recipe for Asian Ramen Salad isn’t so much a pile of greens as a collection of less-than-virtuous ingredients.
The version in my childhood parish cookbook calls for a waterfall of vegetable oil, three packets of ramen noodles, and the mysterious seasoning packets that come with the ramen noodles.
Coleslaw Mix. You can also shred your own cabbage or use broccoli slaw to make a broccoli ramen salad.
Shredded Carrots. To boost the vegetable content.
Edamame. Not at all traditional but perfect in every way here. They make the ramen salad buttery and more satisfying. Read recipe