Ground Pork Noodle Bowl



1 pound ground pork
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, plus more for garnish
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons ginger, grated
3 limes, juice of
6 ounces fresh spinach
10 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 cup shredded carrots
3 cups reduced sodium vegetable broth
3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
12 ounce package whole wheat spaghetti
scallions (green part only), for garnish


  1. In large skillet, heat oil. Add pork, kosher salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Cook until browned and crumbly. When there is just about 1 minute to go in cooking, add the ginger and garlic. Mix well.
  2. Add vegetable broth, lime juice and soy sauce to skillet.
  3. Add spinach and cook until it has wilted.
  4. Once spinach has wilted, add carrots and mushrooms. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add cooked spaghetti noodles to skillet and toss.
  6. Garnish with chopped scallions and red pepper flakes.


Until next time, Kris