Asian Turkey Noodles

Asian Turkey Noodles

Warm peanut-flavored turkey tops chewy soba noodles in this tasty dish. Look for soba noodles (Japanese buckwheat noodles) in the international food section of your grocery store.

Number of Servings: 6
Serving Size: 1 cup

Ingredients:

reduced-fat peanut butter - 1/4 cup
low-fat, low-sodium beef broth - 2/3 cup
ground red pepper - 1/4 tsp
lite soy sauce - 3 Tbsp
dry sherry - 1 tbsp
cornstarch or arrowroot powder - 1 tbsp
water - 2 tbsp
diced cooked turkey (preferably white meat) - 3 cups
carrots, thinly sliced - 1/2 cup
diced red pepper - 1/4 cup
sliced scallions - 1/4 cup
romaine lettuce leaves - 5
cooked soba noodles (keep warm) - 3 cups
toasted sesame seeds - 1 tbsp

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the peanut butter and the broth. Stir until smooth. Add the red peppers, soy sauce, and sherry. Bring to a boil.

  2. Lower the heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Combine the cornstarch or arrowroot powder with the water. Add to the sauce. Cook until thickened.

  3. Add the cooked turkey, carrots, pepper, and scallions to the sauce. Toss to coat well. Place the romaine lettuce leaves on a platter.

  4. Place the warm soba noodles on top of the lettuce. Pile the turkey salad in the center of the noodles. Sprinkle on the sesame seeds and serve.

Exchanges Per Serving

2 Starch
3 Very Lean Meat
1/2 Fat

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving
Calories 287
Calories from Fat 64
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Sodium 474 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 29 g

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