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Categories: Main courses, Quick and easy

Sweet potato noodle and turkey snack

Sweet potato noodle and turkey snack
Los Angeles Times

If he weren't an experienced chef, one might assume that Chad Robinson was, at heart, a practical joker. With a straight face, he's demonstrating how to make pizza and ravioli -- without using any pasta or dough. Instead, thin slices ... Read more

Total time: 40 minutes | Serves 1 to 2
Note: From Raj Brandston at Zone Gourmet. Sweet potato noodles can be found at Asian markets.
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 ounces ground turkey
  • 2 cups loosely packed spinach, cooked and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce, divided
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 ounces sweet potato noodles

Step 1Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic, green onions and jalapeno and cook until softened, 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook until tender, 2 minutes. Crumble the turkey into the skillet and cook, stirring, until the turkey is no longer pink, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the spinach and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce. Drizzle the egg whites over everything and cook until set, stirring lightly to combine; set aside.

Step 2Bring 2 cups of water, the remaining soy sauce and sesame oil to boil in a small saucepan. Add the noodles and cook until tender, about 4 1/2 minutes. Drain the noodles and stir into the turkey mixture. Serve hot.

Each of 2 servings:
350 calories; 779 mg. sodium; 15 mg. cholesterol; 15 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 38 grams carbohydrates; 19 grams protein; 6.25 grams fiber.
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