Spaghetti Shirataki a La Bruschetta and Seafood

Spaghetti Shirataki a La Bruschetta and Seafood
Recipe type: Seafood
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Ingredients
  • 5 medium tomatoes, vine ripened
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ⅓ cup spaghetti sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 clams, fresh, in the shell
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup scallops
  • 1 cup prawns, large fresh shrimp will do
  • 1 package Spaghetti Shirataki
  • parmesan cheese, fresh grated (optional)
Instructions
  1. BRUSCHETTA SAUCE: Prepare earlier in the day and set aside to meld flavors. Place tomatoes in a deep bowl and pour boiling water over them. Leave for about 3 minutes then remove skins and chop into medium dice. In a non reactive bowl place diced tomatoes, minced garlic, chopped basil, sugar, spaghetti sauce, salt, black pepper and olive oil. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and set aside at room temperature until ready to use.
  2. PREPARE SEAFOOD: Steam the clams in their shells in a little water. Once they are wide open - drain - discard all clams that have not fully opened as well as the liquid and place the opened ones into a warmed bowl. Heat ½ tablespoon of olive oil and saut√© scallops and prawns. Place in the same bowl as the clams.
  3. TO SERVE: Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry. Toss with room temperature bruschetta sauce and add seafood. Place the pot back onto the still heated, but turned off burner so the sauce and spaghetti can heat through -do not allow it to cook further!
  4. Distribute between two pasta bowls and grate fresh Parmesan cheese over top if desired.

 

Day Before Payday Meal with Macaroni Shirataki

Day Before Payday Meal with Macaroni Shirataki
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef, browned and drained
  • 2 (16 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • parmesaen cheese (optional)
Instructions
  1. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Saute onions and garlic in olive oil until translucent.
  3. Brown ground beef and drain.
  4. Add ground beef, tomatoes, salt and pepper to the onion and garlic mixture.
  5. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until flavors marry.
  6. Add Macaroni Shirataki just a few minutes before ready to serve.
  7. If desired, top with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Serve with crusty bread and a salad.
Notes
This is a meal we had when I was young, when Mom had very little in the fridge. Like the day before payday.I just added the Shirataki.

Shirataki Noodles with Dill

Shirataki Noodles with Dill
Recipe type: Salads
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Ingredients
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages Shirataki Noodles
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper -- sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper -- sliced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh dill or more if desired
  • DRESSING
  • 1 cup oil
  • ⅓ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves -- crushed
  • 1 lemon (juice only)
  • Salt, pepper
Instructions
  1. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. To make dressing, combine oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic and lemon juice and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Place Shirataki Noodles in large bowl.
  4. Heat olive oil in skillet.
  5. Add green and red peppers and saute until barely tender.
  6. Add to Shirataki Noodles along with dill.
  7. Add dressing.
  8. Toss to coat Shirataki Noodles well.
  9. Chill, covered, until serving time.