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Szechuan Zoodles

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Recipe by Foward Food & the Humane Society of the United States

Enjoy this tangy and delicious dish as a side or main entree.

 

 

Ingredients:
1    Tablespoon sesame oil  
1    Tablespoon rice wine vinegar  
4    Cloves garlic, minced  
1    Teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 
1/2 Teaspoon red pepper flakes 
2    Teaspoons corn starch 
1/4 Cup tamari or soy sauce, divided 
2    Teaspoons brown sugar 
3    Medium zucchini, cut into long noodles 
1    Tablespoon canola oil  
2    Carrots, cut into thin strips 
1    Red bell pepper, thinly sliced 
1    Green bell pepper, thinly sliced 
2    Scallions, thinly sliced 

Preparation:
1. In a medium bowl, combine sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, garlic, ginger, red pepperflakes, cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of tamari/soy sauce. Set aside.
2. In a small bowl, mix sugar and rest of the tamari/soy sauce. Set aside.
3. Use a mandolin or spiral cutter to ribbon zucchini and carrots. Set aside.
4. In a large hot skillet, add canola oil and stir fry carrots for 2-3 minutes. Add green and red peppers and cook for 2-3 minutes.
5. Add sesame oil mixture to cooked carrots and peppers.
6. Add sugar and tamari mixture to zucchini noodles and sauté for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.
7. Combine all ingredients.
8. Garnish with thinly sliced scallions.

Servings: 8

Serving Size: 4 oz. 

Nutrition Information *From USDA Nutrient Database Calories: 71 Total Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 0g Monounsaturated Fat: 2g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Carbohydrate: 8g Fiber: 2g Total Sugar: 4g Protein: 2g Sodium: 305mg Vitamin A: 165μg Vitamin C: 46mg Calcium: 26mg Iron: 1mg Folate: 35μg

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