Homemade julienned vegetable noodles, stir-fried in sesame sauce are ready in 3 to 5 minutes. Just cook until the vegetable noodles lose their stiffness. Veggie pasta will remain al dente in texture.
Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time:5 minutes
Total Time:10 minutes
4 cups of vegetable noodles like julienned carrots, julienned beets, or julienned butternut squash
1 cup of chopped, cooked meat like chicken, beef, turkey or other leftovers (optional)
2 tbsp. coconut oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
½ inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated
2 tbsp. sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, or pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp. sesame oil
1 tsp. organic tamari or Braggs aminos
In a 10-inch frying pan or wok, heat the oil until it melts and begins to sizzle lightly.
Stir in onion and saute until onion begins to brown.
Add garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and sesame seeds and stir lightly until garlic is fully sautéed. This will only take about a minute.
Add cooked meat and stir until it is heated through.
Add tamari sauce. It will spit and spatter.
Stir in julienned vegetable noodles and stir-fry lightly until the vegetables are heated through and slightly limp – about 3 to 5 minutes. Just cook until the vegetable noodles lose their stiffness. Veggie pasta will remain al dente in texture.