Vietnamese-Style Spaghetti Squash “Noodle” Bowls with Skirt Steak
Vietnamese-Style Spaghetti Squash “Noodle” Bowls with Skirt Steak
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 1 hr 15 min
  • total: 2 hr
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  • Summary

    Spaghetti squash plays the part of traditional rice noodles in this take on a Vietnamese noodle bowl. Roast the squash and marinate the steak the day before, and it’s easy to pull off in just half an hour for dinner.

    Ingredients

    • 1 medium spaghetti squash (2–2 1/2 pounds), halved lengthwise, seeded
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1/4 cup fish sauce
    • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
    • 2 garlic cloves, finely grated
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice, divided
    • 1 pound skirt steak, cut crosswise into 4-inch sections
    • 1 medium jalapeño, stemmed, seeded, finely chopped
    • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
    • 1 tablespoon neutral vegetable oil
    • 1/2 romaine heart, coarsely chopped (about 4 cups)
    • 1 medium carrot, peeled, sliced into 3" matchsticks
    • 1 mini or Persian cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 cup mung bean sprouts (about 2 ounces)
    • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
    • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
    • 1/4 cup roasted salted peanuts, coarsely chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1203 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 47 g 72.34%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 51.98%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 67 mg 22.3%
    • Sodium: 4169 mg 173.72%
    • Calcium: 212 mg 21.15%
    • Potassium: 567 mg 16.2%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 13 mg 73.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 141 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 19 g 74.68%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 57 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 1.46%
    • Vitamin C 6.61%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch9
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total8 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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