Healthy Asian Pork and Pasta

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Mar. 22, 2012

Asian cuisine focuses on grains, protein, and vegetables for well-rounded healthy meals. This stir fry is no exception. Made with quick-cooking Dreamfields Angel Hair pasta, it's a fresh dish that is super convenient for weeknight dinners.


Angel hair 6 31/50 Ounce (Dreamfields, 0.50 Box)
Thinly sliced green onions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Green Part Only)
Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
Reduced sodium fat free chicken broth/Vegetable broth / white wine 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
Reduced sodium soy sauce 2 Teaspoon , divided
Pork tenderloin 1 Pound , trimmed (1 Piece)
Hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoon
Shredded fresh ginger 2 Teaspoon
Minced garlic 2 Teaspoon
Olive oil/Peanut oil 2 Teaspoon
Snow peas 1 Cup (16 tbs) , strings removed
Bell pepper strips 1 Cup (16 tbs) (About 0.25 Inch Thick)
Coarsely shredded carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)



1) Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; return to pan. Toss with green onions and sesame oil; set aside.

2) In small bowl, stir together broth and cornstarch until cornstarch is dissolved. Stir in 1 teaspoon soy sauce; set aside.

3) Cut pork into 1/4-inch thick slices. In small bowl, stir together hoisin sauce, shredded ginger, garlic and remaining 1 teaspoon soy sauce. Add pork; stir to coat completely. Set aside.

4) Heat olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add snow peas; cook and stir 1 minute. Add bell pepper and carrots; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from skillet.

5) Add half of pork to same skillet; cook and stir 2 minutes, just until cooked through. Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining pork. (If pork is sticking to pan, add additional oil, 1 teaspoon at a time.) Return cooked pork to skillet. Stir cornstarch mixture to combine. Add to pork. Cook and stir until thickened and clear. Return vegetables to skillet and heat through.


6) Serve pork and vegetables over pasta into 6 serving plates.


7) Nutrition information (1/4 of recipe): 390 calories; 30 g protein; 17 g digestible carbohydrates*; 10 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 61 mg cholesterol; 363 mg sodium; 7 g total dietary fiber.

8) If traditional pasta is used in this recipe there is a total of 47 g carbohydrate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 12 Minutes
Ready In: 12 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 301Calories from Fat 71

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 243 mg10.13%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 21 g42%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet