Berkshire Ground Pork Pasta with Asian Peanut Sauce

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Noodles with pork and vegetables in take-out box on wooden table
Pasta with Ground Pork & Asian Peanut Sauce
Serves 4
An Asian twist on Italian Pasta with flavor filled Berkshire pork from Pasture Prime
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
12 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
12 min
Total Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 12 oz rotini or penne pasta (use whole wheat or gluten free pasta as an option)
  2. 1 1/2 TBSP Asian sesame oil
  3. 5 medium scallions, thinly sliced
  4. 2 TBSP fresh Ginger, minced
  5. 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  6. 1 lb. Pasture Prime Ground Berkshire Pork3 TBSP Soy sauce
  7. 2 TBSP rice vinegar
  8. 1 TBSP Asian chili paste or sambal oelek
  9. 1 TBSP sugar
  10. 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter, preferably natural
  11. 2/3 cup chicken broth
  12. 1 medium Lime, cut into quarters
  13. 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
Instructions
  1. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil
  2. Add pasta and cook according to package directions
  3. Heat a 12 inch heavy duty skillet over medium heat
  4. Add the oil, then the scallions
  5. Cook stirring, until softened, about 1 minute
  6. Add ginger & garlic and cook, stirring for 30 seconds
  7. Crumble in the pork, stirring until it loses its pink color, about 4-5 minutes.
  8. Stir in the Soy sauce, vinegar, chili paste and sugar and cook until just bubbling.
  9. Ass the peanut butter and stir until incorporated
  10. Pour in the broth, stir and bring to a gentle simmer.
  11. Cook for 2 minutes.
  12. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water
  13. Drain the pasta and return in to the pot
  14. Stir in the pork mixture.
  15. Thin sauce, if necessary with the remaining pasta water
  16. Divide among plates or bowls
  17. Serve with lime wedge and top with cilantro.
  18. ENJOY!!
Adapted from Fine Cooking
Adapted from Fine Cooking
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