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.

Gratineed Tomato and Ham Macaroni Shirataki

Gratineed Tomato and Ham Macaroni Shirataki
Recipe type: Pork
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk (2-percent or whole fat)
  • ¾ cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano, divided
  • 1 14.5-ounce can stewed tomatoes, coarsely chopped (this is easiest done directly in the can with kitchen shears)
  • 6 ounces baked deli ham ( black forest), coarsely chopped
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Macaroni Shirataki very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Turn on broiler.
  3. Melt butter in pot over medium heat until foam subsides. Add flour and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add milk to pot with ¾ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring over medium low heat, until sauce is thickened slightly, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in ½ cup parmesan, then remove from heat and stir in tomatoes, ham, and Macaroni Shirataki.
  4. Transfer to a 2-quart shallow baking dish (not glass). Sprinkle with remaining ¼ cup parmesan and broil 4 to 6 inches from heat until golden brown in spots, 2 to 3 minutes.

 

Taco Shirataki Noodle Casserole

Taco Shirataki Noodle Casserole
Recipe type: Beef,Gluten Free Recipes,Casseroles
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 1 pound package Shirataki Noodles
  • 2 cans stewed tomatoes
  • 1 jar chunky salsa
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef and drain excess liquid.
  2. Add taco seasoning spices as directed on the package, blend, and reserve.
  3. In the same skillet, saute onions and peppers (if desired) in 1 tablespoon butter until tender.
  4. Add to meat mixture.
  5. Meanwhile, rinse and drain the Shiratki Noodles under warm water. Pat dry with paper towels .
  6. In a 9X13" baking pan, spoon stewed tomatoes into the bottom of pan to cover.
  7. Layer remaining ingredients in the following order: noodles, meat mixture, salsa, and cheese.
  8. Repeat layering process until dish is full, making sure to finish the top layer with cheddar cheese.
  9. Bake in a pre-heated 400 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and let stand for about 5 minutes.
  11. Serve warm.