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Pad Thai with Beef

Pad Thai with Beef

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 450
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Soak: 10 mins
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 14 - ounce package package rice noodles
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus lime wedges, for serving
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup mung bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts

Directions

  1. Soak rice noodles in a bowl of lukewarm water for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, brown beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, breaking apart with a spoon, 5 minutes. Pour into colander to drain.
  3. Return skillet to medium heat and add scallions and garlic. Saute 1 minute. Add soaked noodles, lime juice, fish sauce, vinegar and sugar. Cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  4. Push noodle mixture to one side of skillet and crack eggs into skillet. Scramble eggs, cooking 1 minute. Fold eggs and reserved ground beef into noodle mixture. Add 1/3 cup of the bean sprouts and cook 1 to 2 minutes, until noodles are tender and beef is heated through. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup water if mixture is too dry. Transfer to a serving platter and top with remaining 1/3 cup sprouts and peanuts. Serve with lime wedges.

Note

  • You can substitute ground turkey, chicken or even meatloaf mix for the ground beef in these recipes.

Nutrition Information for Pad Thai with Beef

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 450 cal., 17 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 174 mg chol., 800 mg sodium, 43 g carb. (2 g fiber), 31 g pro.

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