Shirataki Noodles & Artichokes

Shirataki Noodles and Artichokes
Recipe type: Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  • 6 fresh baby artichokes
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages Shirataki Noodles
  • ½ cup tomato juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic -- minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil -- or 1 teaspoon dried
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup fresh tomato -- chopped
  • ½ cup olives -- Kalamata
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • ½ cup feta cheese -- optional
  • juice of one lemon
Instructions
  1. Cut stems off artichokes. Peel off tough outer leaves to reveal yellow-green hearts. Cut artichokes into quarters.
  2. Combine ¼ cup lemon juice with 2 cups water in a medium bowl. Add artichokes to lemon water and toss to prevent discoloration. Drain.
  3. Steam artichokes until tender, about 20 minutes. chill.
  4. In a large pot, drain and rinse Shirataki noodles with cold water.
  5. To make salad dressing: combine tomato juice, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, basil, salt and pepper in a food processor or blender and puree for 30 seconds.
  6. Toss together artichokes, Shirataki noodles, capers, olives and feta cheese in a large bowl salad bowl. Pour dressing over and toss well.

Italian Sausage & Spinach Soup w/Shirataki Noodles

Italian Sausage and Spinach Soup with Shirataki Noodles
Recipe type: Soups
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Ingredients
  • 1 (8 ounce) package Shirataki Noodles : fettuccine or Shirataki noodle shape
  • 8 ounce sweet Italian turkey sausage, (skin removed) cut in ½-inch thick slices.
  • 1 cup finely chopped red onions
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 package (10 ounce) frozen chopped spinach
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano (2 teaspoon fresh)
  • May substitute: 1 (14 ounce) package Tofu Firm cut in cubes, and use only half the sausage (4 ounce).
Instructions
  1. Prepare noodles according to package directions.
  2. Cut in 3 to 4-inch lengths.
  3. In 4-quart saucepan, brown sliced sausage.
  4. Add onions and garlic, cook over medium heat 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in chicken broth, bring to a simmer. Cook 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in frozen spinach and oregano, return simmer.
  7. Add noodles. Mix well.
  8. Serve.

Shirataki Noodles & Tropical Island Chicken

Shirataki Noodles and Tropical Island Chicken
Recipe type: Chicken Dishes
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Ingredients
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages of Shirataki Noodles : fettuccine or noodle shaped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 8 ounces boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup EACH onions, green peppers, and carrots, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup canned pineapple chunks, drained
  • ⅓ cup prepared sweet & sour sauce
Instructions
  1. Prepare Shirataki noodles according to package directions.
  2. Cut noodles into 3 to 4-inch lengths.
  3. In a non-stick skillet, toss noodles over medium-high heat until dry. Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in skillet. Add chicken, stir-fry 2 minutes.
  5. Add vegetables, stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Stir in noodles, stir-fry 2 minutes.
  7. Add pineapple and sauce, simmer 3 minutes.
  8. Serve.
  9. VARIATION: 1 (14 oz) package Tofu Firm, cut in cubes, instead of chicken.
Notes
1 (14 ounce) package Tofu Firm, cut in cubes, instead of chicken.