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Szechuan Pork with Orzo

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Think twice about Asian take-out when you can make homemade Asian in 20 minutes! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3/4
cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta (5 oz)
1
tablespoon light sesame or vegetable oil
1
lb coarsely ground pork (chow mein meat)
1
bag (19 oz) frozen stir-fry Szechuan meal starter
Peanuts, if desired
Chopped green onion, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown.
  • 3
    Stir in contents of meal starter bag. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender and sauce chips are melted. Stir in pasta. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until well mixed and hot. Garnish with peanuts and onion.

Expert Tips

Ground beef can be substituted for the ground pork.

Cooked rice can be used in place of the pasta. Stir in 2 cups cold cooked rice instead of the pasta in step 3.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
30%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
890mg
37%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
4g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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