Stewed Okra andTomatoes and Angel Hair Shirataki


Recipe: Stewed Okra & Tomatoes and Angel Hair Shirataki
Recipe type: Pork
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  • 4 ounces breakfast sausage, preferably spicy, casings removed if necessary
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pound okra (about 5 cups), sliced
  • 3 cups chopped tomatoes (3-4 medium)
  • ⅔ cup low sodium tomato juice or water
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper or ½ minced jalapeno
  • 1 package of Angel Hair Shirataki
  1. Cook sausage in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat, breaking it up as it cooks, until it is no longer pink, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add onion and cook, stirring frequently, until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Increase heat to high; add okra, tomatoes, tomato juice (or water), salt and crushed red pepper (or jalapeno) and cook, stirring often, until bubbling.
  4. Reduce heat to a gentle simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thick and the vegetables are very tender, 35 to 45 minutes.
  5. Drain and rinse the Shiratki Noodles really well. Pat the noodles dry on paper towels. Using kitchen shears, cut the Shirataki into bite size pieces.
  6. Right before serving , add the Shiratki Noodles. Stir to coat them.
  7. Serve.


Shirataki Noodles with Bacon and Basil

Shirataki Noodles with Bacon and Basil
Recipe type: Pork, Salads
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  • 1 pound package ShiratakI Noodles
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 4 ounces bacon, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1½ pounds cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons shredded basil
  • 1¼ cups grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 small can of chicken broth
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  1. Rinse Shirataki Noodles very well under warm water. Drain on paper towels until ready to use.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; stir 30 seconds. Add bacon and crushed red pepper; sauté until bacon is crisp, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes; sauté until soft, about 4 minutes.
  4. Into a large pot, transfer tomato mixture and pasta.
  5. Add ¾ cup cheese and 2 tablespoons basil. Toss over medium heat until cheese melts and sauce coats pasta, adding chicken stock by ¼ cupfuls if dry.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Transfer to bowl. Sprinkle with remaining tablespoon of basil.
  8. Serve remaining cheese alongside.



Creamy Italian Sausage with Shirataki Fettucine Noodles

Creamy Italian Sausage with Shirataki Fettucine Noodles
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  • 16 ounces Shirataki Fettucine Noodles
  • ¾ pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 4½ teaspoons olive oil
  • 1½ teaspoons butter or margarine
  • ¾ cup red pepper
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • ½ cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup grated Romano cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage in oil and butter over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add red pepper and onion: cook and stir until vegetables are tender and sausage is no longer pink.
  3. Add wine or broth: cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the cream , cheese , salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat : cook over low heat for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Drain and rinse the Shirataki Fettucine under warm water. The noodles will warm under the warm water.
  7. In a large bowl combine sausage mixture and noodles.
  8. Before serving, sprinkle with parsley.