Arame Mushroom Pasta Salad

Looking for a taste of the sea without the fish? Sea vegetables offer an excellent choice. Chewy tender arame, the mildest of sea vegetables, supplies dietary fiber and a wealth of vitamins and minerals. Complemented by sautéed shiitake mushrooms, pine nuts and basil, this pasta salad provides a perfect fusion of Asian and Italian flavors. Nutrition Per serving (about 5oz/164g-wt.): 370 calories (170 from fat), 19g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 42g total carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 10g protein