This Asian Pork and Noodles is a complete meal in on pot. It has an excellent taste and also looks appealing. Ginger, included in this recipe, has been proven to control elevated blood sugar levels. And ginger is what often gives many Asian dishes distinct flavor.

Asian Pork and Noodles Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 35 min
Ready In: 50 min

Servings: 4

Non-stick cooking spray
1 lb Pork Tenderloin, cut into bite-size pieces
2 cup fat-free Chicken Broth
1 tbsp lite Soy Sauce
½ tsp Ground Ginger
¼ tsp Garlic Powder
3 oz uncooked coil Vermicelli
1 medium Onion, cut into wedges
1½ cup sliced Red Bell Pepper
1 can (8 oz) sliced Water Chestnuts, drained
½ cup sliced Carrots
1 cup Broccoli pieces
1 tbsp Cornstarch
¼ cup Water

Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray, and stir-fry pork until no longer pink. Remove pork and set aside.
Add broth, soy sauce, ginger, garlic powder, coil vermicelli, onion, bell pepper, water chestnuts, carrots and broccoli to the skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are almost done.
Mix cornstarch with water. Add to skillet. Bring to a boil, stirring until thickened. Add pork and heat thoroughly.

Tips & Notes
One serving is a good source of fiber.
The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics found that ginger supplementation may be beneficial for diabetics because it can control elevated blood sugar. When blood sugar elevates, digestive function is also affected, and ginger can balance out the digestive system.
The underground stem of the plant Zingiber officinale has been used for centuries as a traditional remedy for a variety of disorders. Ginger can also be used as a spice for cooking and is generally considered safe when used in food doses.
Ginger root is available fresh or dried and components of ginger root are extracted and sold in supplemental form. Some people experience mild side effects, such as heartburn, diarrhea or stomach upset when taking ginger.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: 1¾ cups
Calories: 285
Total Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 70mg
Sodium: 400mg
Total Carbohydrates: 31g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Sugars: 5g
Protein: 30g


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