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.

Grilled Southwestern Shirataki Pasta Salad

 

Recipe: Grilled Southwestern Shirataki Pasta Salad
Recipe type: Beef, Salads
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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces Shirataki Macaroni Noodles
  • 8 oonces lean boneless sirloin steak
  • ½ teaspoon each ground cumin, salt and pepper
  • 3 medium poblano chile peppers, halved and seeded
  • 1 ear fresh corn, husked
  • 1 medium sweet onion, sliced ½ inch thick
  • Nonstick spray
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, cut in bite-size chunks
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
Instructions
  1. Drain Shirataki Macaroni Noodles, rinse under cold water and drain again. Pat dry with paper towels. Transfer to a large serving bowl.
  2. Heat outdoor grill. Rub steak with ¼ tsp each of the cumin, salt and pepper.
  3. Coat steak, peppers, corn and onion with nonstick spray.
  4. Grill steak 4 to 6 minutes, turning once, for medium-rare. Remove to cutting board; let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Grill peppers, corn and onion 8 to 10 minutes, turning as needed until lightly charred and tender.
  6. Cut peppers and onion into bite-size pieces and cut corn off cob; add to bowl with pasta.
  7. Slice steak thinly against the grain and add to bowl.
  8. Add remaining cumin, salt and pepper and remaining ingredients to bowl; toss to mix and coat.