Black Bean and Macaroni Shirataki Salad

Black Bean and Macaroni Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Salads, Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 2 cups dried black beans
  • ½ celery stalk
  • ½ carrot
  • A few sprigs fresh thyme
  • A few sprigs fresh parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ onion
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup lime juice
  • 1 red onion, minced
  • A handful fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Kosher salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Tie the celery, carrot, thyme, parsley, and bay leaf into a bundle using cotton butcher's twine. Place the beans, bundle, and onion into a pot. Add just enough water to barely cover the beans. Bring to a simmer, partially cover, and cook for 1 to 2 hours until beans are barely tender.
  2. After 30 minutes, add the salt to the beans. Occasionally check on the beans and add water to cover the beans, if needed.
  3. When beans are just barely tender, drain them and remove the carrot bundle.
  4. Toss the beans while hot with the olive oil, lime juice, onion, cilantro, cumin, Macaroni Shirataki and chili powder.
  5. Chill thoroughly and season with salt and pepper.

Macaroni Shirataki Texas Hash

Macaroni Shirataki Texas Hash
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion, diced (thumb nail size)
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced (thumb nail size)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (15 ounce) can dark red kidney beans, pintos work too. ( do not drain)
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1½ tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. Brown beef, onion, and bell pepper in 1 tablespoon oil.
  3. Add beans, tomatoes, chili powder, salt and pepper. Stir.
  4. Cover and simmer over low heat 10 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Add Macaroni Shirataki.
  5. Turn off heat, and let rest covered 5 to 10 minutes to thicken.
Notes
Serve with a great corn bread and a salad for a complete meal. Parmesan cheese on top makes this really great

 

 

Sesame and Cilantro Angel Hair Shirataki Salad

Sesame and Cilantro Angel Hair Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Salads
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Ingredients
  • ¼ cup grapeseed oil or corn oil
  • 3 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon crushed dried red pepper or chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 package Angel Hair Shirataki
  • Salt
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup chopped roasted peanuts
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced green onions
  • ¼ cup sliced and chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Angel Hair Shirataki very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. In a microwave-safe dish, heat the vegetable oil, sesame oil, and red pepper, microwave on high heat for 2 minutes. Add the honey and soy sauce, and mix well.
  3. Combine the Angel Hair Shirataki with the dressing in a large bowl until the pasta is well coated. Cover and chill for several hours.
  4. When ready to serve, mix in the cilantro, peanuts, green onions and bell pepper. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds.