One-Pot Beef & Udon Noodles

with Sweet Peppers & Carrots

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    25 min
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    4
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    Est. 720 calories Group 22 Created with Sketch.
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For quick cooking (and easy cleanup!), you’ll make this recipe all in one pot by bringing together tender noodles, rich beef, and crisp vegetables with an irresistibly savory-sweet sauce of garlic, sesame oil, sambal oelek, and more.

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Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:

Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores, then quarter lengthwise. Peel the carrots; halve lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Combine in a bowl. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic; place in a separate bowl. Add the soy-miso sauce, soy glaze, sesame oil, vinegar, demi-glace, 1/4 cup of water, and as much of the sambal oelek as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Whisk to combine.

Cook the vegetables:
2 Cook the vegetables:

In a large pot, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the prepared vegetables; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 6 minutes, or until slightly softened. 

Cook the beef:
3 Cook the beef:

Add the beef; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 5 to 7 minutes, or until the beef is browned and cooked through. 

Add the noodles & serve your dish:
4 Add the noodles & serve your dish:

While the beef cooks, using your hands, carefully separate the noodles. Add the noodles and sauce to the pot of cooked beef. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly coated and the noodles are heated through. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked beef and noodles garnished with the furikake. Enjoy! 

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Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:

Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores, then quarter lengthwise. Peel the carrots; halve lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Combine in a bowl. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic; place in a separate bowl. Add the soy-miso sauce, soy glaze, sesame oil, vinegar, demi-glace, 1/4 cup of water, and as much of the sambal oelek as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Whisk to combine.

2 Cook the vegetables:

In a large pot, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the prepared vegetables; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 6 minutes, or until slightly softened. 

Cook the vegetables:
Cook the beef:
3 Cook the beef:

Add the beef; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 5 to 7 minutes, or until the beef is browned and cooked through. 

4 Add the noodles & serve your dish:

While the beef cooks, using your hands, carefully separate the noodles. Add the noodles and sauce to the pot of cooked beef. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly coated and the noodles are heated through. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked beef and noodles garnished with the furikake. Enjoy! 

Add the noodles & serve your dish: