Always trying to work in more greens. Tonight’s greens were zucchini. We have such a love hate relationshop. Its been quite a bit since I’ve used zucchini in one of my recipes. I definitely enjoyed this for something new, a little on the “Hot” side for me, at least I cleared my sinuses. Although I don’t think Phil had a problem with the spicy, he went back for (at least) seconds, and will be enjoying this for lunch at work. WIN!
If I make it again I might consider toning down the siracha! Also I would love to try shrimp or chicken, and I think I might consider even adding a few more veggies.
- 1 lb linguine
- 1lb Ground Turkey ( Could easily swap with chicken or shrimp!)
- 2 TBS olive oil, divided
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 zucchini, cut in half vertically, then sliced in half circles
- 8 oz mushroom, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 TBLS brown sugar
- 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
- 1.5 TBLS Sriracha hot sauce (This was maybe a bit too spicy for my taste, adjust accordingly.)
- 2 tsp of ground dinger
- 1 handful fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1/4 cup peanuts, chopped
Prepare linguine, set aside.
I decided to add Ground Turkey to my veggie bowls. I cooked some ground turkey with garlic and soy sauce and set it aside.
In a medium bowl combine brown sugar, soy sauce, sriracha, and ginger; whisk well and set aside
In a large skillet, heat over medium heat, add 1 TBS olive oil. Add beaten eggs and red pepper flakes and stir to scramble the eggs. Once cooked, set aside with pasta.
Return large pot to stove, heat remaining 1 TBS oil over medium heat. Add zucchini, mushrooms, and garlic.
Saute over medium high heat until veggies are cooked through.
Lower heat, add pasta and eggs back to pot, add ground turkey (or whichever protein you choose) then pour the sauce mixture over the top.
Using a wooden spoon, stir well to coat pasta and vegetables with sauce.
Remove from heat, add peanuts, and cilantro; stir to combine. ( Since this yielded A LOT of food, I tossed everything in a large bowl to distribute as evenly as possible! )
Serve & Enjoy!
I gathered my inspiration for this recipe from a pin I found here.