Shirataki Noodles and Pesto

Shirataki Noodles and Pesto
Recipe type: Salads
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound Shirataki Noodles
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon; juice of
  • ½ cup Pesto
  • ½ cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 carrot; grated
  • ½ cup toasted almonds; slivered
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, lemon juice and pesto.
  3. Add the Shirataki Noodles and toss to mix.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and toss to mix.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.

Shiitake Mushrooms, Prosciutto and Shirataki Noodles

Shiitake Mushrooms, Prosciutto and Shirataki Noodles
Recipe type: Vegetarian,Side Dish
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound Shirataki Noodles
  • ½ cup olive oil -- plus 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 3 cloves garlic -- minced 8 ounce
  • Shiitake mushrooms -stems trimmed and diced
  • ¼ cup shallots, finely chopped
  • ½ cup Prosciutto -- fine chopped
  • 15 sun-dried tomatoes -thin sliced
  • 30 black olives -- fine chop
  • ⅔ cup dry white wine
  • 1¼ cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup Italian parsley -- fine chop
  • ½ cup pine nuts -- toasted lightly
  • Parmesan cheese -- grated
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together ½ cup olive oil, vinegar, red pepper flakes, 1½ tablespoons garlic and black pepper to taste. Add the shiitake mushrooms and toss to coat them.
  3. Cover and chill for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  4. In a large skillet, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil over low heat and cook the garlic, shallots and prosciutto till softened.
  5. Add shiitake mushroom mixture, sun-dried tomatoes and olives and cook over moderate heat for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the wine and chicken broth and bring to boil for 3 minutes.
  7. Add parsley and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
  8. In a large bowl toss the Shirataki Noodles with the mushroom sauce, pine nuts and the parmesan.