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Teriyaki Pork & Walnut Zucchini Noodle Bowl

This lighter take on a teriyaki noodle bowl is a quick and easy crowd-pleasing meal, perfect for weeknight dinner. Featuring thinly sliced strips of pork tenderloin, bell peppers, matchstick carrots, spiral zucchini noodles and walnuts all tossed in a simple teriyaki sauce.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided

4 cloves garlic, minced and divided

1-pound lean pork tenderloin, trimmed of visible fat and cut into ½-1-inch thick strips

1 medium red bell pepper, chopped

1-1/4 cups shredded or matchstick-cut carrots (about 4 ounces)

1 cup chopped walnuts

1-pound prepared zucchini noodles

1/4 cup lower sodium teriyaki sauce with 1 tablespoon water mixed in

1/4 cup chopped green onion tops

Directions

  1. Heat 1-1/2 teaspoons sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add half of the minced garlic cloves and half of the pork; cook and stir 5 minutes, or until browned and 145°F. Set aside. Repeat with 1-1/2 teaspoons sesame oil, remaining half of minced garlic cloves and pork; set aside.
  2. To the same skillet, over medium-high heat, add remaining 1 tablespoon sesame oil, bell pepper, carrots and walnuts; cook and stir until vegetables are tender; about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to low; add zucchini noodles, pork and combined teriyaki sauce and water to the skillet; use tongs to coat mixture evenly with sauce; cook 5 minutes until heated through. Garnish with green onions and serve.
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Nutritional Information

Based on 5 servings.

Per serving:

Calories 350
Total Fat 23g
Saturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 35g
Sodium 350mg
Carbohydrates 16g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 26g
Calcium 60mg
Iron 100mg
Potassium 486mg