Friday, February 4, 2011

Beef and Mushroom Noodles

Yesterday I posted my recipe for stir fried cashew pork tenderloin, in recognition of Chinese New Year, and today I'm continuing with my Asian theme by creating a recipe for beef noodles.

I was really pleased with the way this turned out as the flavours were very clean and combined nicely with the whole wheat spaghetti making it a high fiber, energy packed weeknight meal - perfect replenishment after a busy day!

In the meantime, I'm looking forward to the weekend as I plan to create a "spa experience" for myself at home that I will share later on the blog.

Watch for another Cherry Hill blog this weekend and a few other fun things - but for now, I'll leave you with the recipe.

xoxo

Beef and Mushroom Noodles
For printable recipe click here


















Ingredients
  • 2 small sirloin steaks
  • 1 small box whole wheat spaghetti
  • 12-15 button mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tbsp vegetable or canola oil
  • 3 tbsp Patak's mild curry paste
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 5 green onions cut into one inch long pieces on the diagonal
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup frozen sweetlet peas
  • 1 cup roasted unsalted cashews
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • zest and juice of half a lemon
Directions 
  1. Thinly slice the steak into strips. Set aside
  2. Slice the mushrooms, and green onion, mince the garlic, and chop the cilantro
  3. Fill a large pot with water, add salt and bring to a boil on high.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large skillet or wok, heat the oil and curry paste over medium heat for a minute or two
  5. Raise the heat to medium high, Add the beef and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add the mushrooms, garlic, and green peppers. Stir fry 2-3 minutes more.
  7. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Add the peas.
  8. The pasta water should be boiling by now. Add the whole wheat spaghetti and boil for 7 minutes until just al dente.
  9. Simmer the mushrooms and steak for five more minutes letting the sauce reduce.
  10. Turn off the heat, stir in the lemon, cashews, and cilantro.
  11. Drain the pasta and add it to the pan with the steak and mushrooms. Toss and serve.

1 comment:

  1. That looks and sounds fabulous! Side note: I have a pair of those exact same platters! :)

    ReplyDelete