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Spicy Peanut Noodles with Sesame Meatballs

Spicy Peanut Noodles with Sesame Meatballs are a quick way to spice up your weeknight dinners! This fun and flavorful dish will be sure to not disappoint!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Asian-Inspired
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Britney

Ingredients

  • Sesame Meatballs: 2 lbs ground turkey or ground pork 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper ¼ cup green onions, diced finely ½ red onion, diced 2 tbsps sesame oil 2 cloves garlic, diced 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Spicy Peanut Sauce: ½ cup Peanut Butter ½ cup Soy Sauce 2 tsp red pepper flakes 1 thumb of fresh ginger 2 tbsps sesame oil ¼ cup honey
  • 1 pack of Noodles, any kind
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 1 zucchini squash
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Peanuts, for garnish
  • Fresh mint leaves, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the meatballs and mix well. Roll into little balls.
  • Over medium heat, add olive to a large pan, enough to coat the bottom, add meatballs and cook for about 2-3 minutes on all sides, until golden. Remove from pan and add zucchini squash and bell peppers. Saute until zucchini begins to brown.
  • Cook noodles according to box instructions.
  • Combine all of the ingredients for the peanut sauce in a food processor or a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add meatballs and noodles back into the pan with the veggies, pour in sauce and toss so that all of the noodles are coated.
  • Garnish with peanuts, sesame seeds, and mint.
  • Eat!

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal