Ginger Pork Over Spaghetti Recipe

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Ginger Pork Over Spaghetti Recipe

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"I first tasted this speedy skillet dish when my daughter and son-in-law prepared it for us," recalls Linda Stone of Dothan, Alabama. "With a salad and French bread, it makes a wonderful meal," she notes. Plus, there's plenty of spaghetti left over to prepare the two recipes that follow.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds uncooked spaghetti
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 7-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 cup sliced green onions

Directions

Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, cook the pork, garlic, ginger and pepper flakes over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. In a bowl, combine the cornstarch, water, soy sauce and wine or broth until smooth. Add to pork mixture with onions. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Drain spaghetti; place 6 cups in a large serving bowl. Add pork mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate remaining spaghetti. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Ginger Pork Over Spaghetti in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p42

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 451 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 931mg sodium, 88g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 17g protein.

  • 2 pounds uncooked spaghetti
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 7-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, cook the pork, garlic, ginger and pepper flakes over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. In a bowl, combine the cornstarch, water, soy sauce and wine or broth until smooth. Add to pork mixture with onions. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Drain spaghetti; place 6 cups in a large serving bowl. Add pork mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate remaining spaghetti. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Ginger Pork Over Spaghetti in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p42

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pinksuitcases User ID: 630663 46264
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2013

"Super easy and tasty too, but I wouldn't salt the pasta water if I were you. The soy sauce in the recipe adds enough salty flavor. Just sayin'...."

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