New England Pho
- Yield: 6 servings
- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 50 mins
Pho, the traditional Vietnamese noodle dish, gets an American makeover. Instead of beef and Asian noodles, use a premarinated pork tenderloin and whole-wheat spaghetti, for a one-dish meal that’s low in calories and high in fiber.
- 3ounces country ham or bacon
- 1 1/4pounds hickory smoke or honey mustard marinated pork tenderloin
- 3tablespoons maple syrup
- 2tablespoons country mustard
- 2 onions, slivered
- 1cup shelled edamame
- 1 cubed, peeled sweet potato
- 4cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 3cups fresh spinach leaves
- 1/2pound whole-wheat spaghetti, cooked
- 1/2cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese
- 6tablespoons chopped green onions
- Cook country ham in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Remove. Add pork, maple syrup and mustard and cook 20 minutes.
- Remove pork and shred or chop into bite-sized pieces.
- Add onion to Dutch oven; sauté 5 minutes. Add pork, edamame, sweet potato and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes. Stir in country ham and spinach, and cook 1 minute.
- Place pasta into 6 large bowls. Top with pork mixture, cheese and green onions.
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Nutritional Info *per serving
- Calories 340
- Fat 8g
- Cholesterol 55mg
- Sodium 1230mg
- Carbohydrate 54g
- Fiber 8g
- Protein 30g