Put a twist on spaghetti and meatballs with this Asian inspired recipe. Spicy Asian meatballs are cooked with lo mein noodles and chockfull of vegetables.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth
1/4 cup KRAFT Asian Toasted Sesame Dressing, divided
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. Chinese five-spice powder, divided
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
1 lb. lean ground beef
1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) wide lo mein noodles
1 Tbsp. oil
2 carrots, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
1 cup halved snow peas
4 green onions, chopped
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Let's Make It
Mix cornstarch and broth until blended. Add 2 Tbsp. dressing, soy sauce, 1 tsp. five-spice powder and crushed pepper; mix well.
Combine meat, bread crumbs and remaining dressing and five-spice powder; shape into 1-inch balls.
Cook noodles as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook 10 min. or until evenly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove meatballs from skillet. Add carrots to skillet; cook and stir 4 min. Stir in snow peas and onions; cook and stir 1 min.
Return meatballs to skillet. Stir in broth mixture. Bring to boil; simmer on medium heat 4 min. or until meatballs are done (160ºF) and sauce is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
Drain noodles. Add to ingredients in skillet; stir.
Substitute 1 lb. fettuccini or linguine for the noodles.
Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 49g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, about 1-1/4 cups each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.