Sichuan dan dan noodles with ground pork and mustard greens

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Sichuan dan dan noodles with ground pork and mustard greens

Dairy-Free

2 Servings, 760 Calories/Serving

35–50 Minutes

Not your everyday noodles, this savory Sichuan dish is quick to prepare and gets big flavor from ground pork infused with chile oil.

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1 bag serves 2 (2 bags serve 4)
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  • 6 ounces Moon Noodles fresh ramen
  • ½ teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons red chile flakes (optional)
  • 10 ounces ground pork
  • 1 bunch organic mustard greens or other leafy greens (about ¾ pound)
  • Sun Basket dan dan noodle blend (gluten-free tamari - cashew butter - honey - toasted sesame oil - rice vinegar - garlic - ginger)
  • 3 tablespoons dry-roasted cashews
  • 3 organic scallions

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 760, Protein: 35g (70% DV), Fiber: 14g (56% DV), Total Fat: 44g (68% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 15g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 9g (45% DV), Cholesterol: 55mg (18% DV), Sodium: 810mg (34% DV), Carbohydrates: 63g (21% DV), Total Sugars: 7g, Added Sugars: 3g (6% DV).
Contains: Tree Nuts (cashew), Wheat, Soybeans

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.

Instructions

2-serving instructions (4-serving modifications in red)

Wash produce before use

1

Cook the ramen

Bring a medium sauce pot of water to a boil. Stir in the ramen and cook until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. While the water heats and the ramen cooks, start preparing the rest of the meal.

2

Make the chile oil

  • OOn a cutting board, using a rolling pin or the bottom of a small pot or bowl, lightly crush the Sichuan peppercorns. Transfer the peppercorns to a small heatproof bowl, add as many chile flakes as you like, and stir to combine.
In a wok or large frying pan over medium heat, warm 2 tablespoons [¼ cup] neutral oil until hot but not smoking. Carefully pour the oil over the peppercorn mixture and let cool. Do not clean the pan.

3

Prep and cook the pork and mustard greens

  • Cut a small corner from the ground pork packaging and drain off any excess liquid. Transfer to a plate; pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Remove any coarse stems from the mustard greens; coarsely chop the greens.
  • Measure 1 teaspoon [2 tsp] chile oil; set aside the rest for serving.
In the same pan used to heat the neutral oil, add 1 teaspoon [2 tsp] chile oil and warm over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Add the pork and cook, stirring to break up the meat, until lightly browned but not yet cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the greens and ½ cup [1 cup] water (the greens in batches if needed) and cook, stirring occasionally, until the pork is cooked through and the greens are just wilted, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and toss with half the dan dan noodle blend. Season to taste with salt and pepper and more noodle blend, if desired. While the pork and greens cook, prepare the garnishes.

4

Prep the garnishes

  • Using the bottom of a bowl or cup, lightly crush the cashews.
  • Trim the root ends from the scallions; thinly slice the scallions on the diagonal.

Serve

Transfer the ramen to individual bowls and top with the pork and greens. Drizzle with as much remaining chile oil as you like, garnish with the cashews and scallions, and serve.
Kids Can!
  • Time the ramen.
  • Measure the water for the pork and mustard greens.
  • Crush the cashews.
  • Garnish the dish with the cashews and scallions.