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Ginger Pork Over Spaghetti Recipe

"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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 451 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 931 mg sodium, 88 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.