Spicy Beef & Sesame Noodles with Bok Choy
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Spicy Beef & Sesame Noodles

with Bok Choy

25 MIN
$10.94/serving 4 Servings
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    Chefs! We’re bringing you a series of recipes designed with ease of cooking and cleanup in mind, but without sacrificing the incredible flavors you’ve come to expect from a classic Blue Apron meal. This irresistible noodle dish has all the makings of a comfort food favorite. You'll bring together tender ramen noodles, beef, bell peppers, and bok choy (cooked with spicy sambal oelek) with a rich, saucy combo of sweet soy glaze, nutty tahini, and citrusy ponzu.

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    Spicy Beef & Sesame Noodles with Bok Choy
    Title
    • 18 oz Ground Turkey
    • 1 lb Fresh Ramen Noodles (Previously Frozen)
    • 2 cloves Garlic
    • 15 oz Baby Bok Choy
    • ⅓ cup Soy Glaze
    • 1 tsp Black & White Sesame Seeds
    • 2 Bell Peppers
    • ¼ cup Tahini
    • 2 Tbsps Vegetarian Ponzu Sauce
    • ⅓ cup Asian-Style Sautéed Aromatics
    • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil
    • 1 Tbsp Sambal Oelek
    Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
    1 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce

    Fill a large pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Cut off and discard the stems of the bell peppers. Halve lengthwise; remove the ribs and seeds, then thinly slice crosswise. Cut off and discard the root ends of the bok choy; thinly slice. In a bowl, whisk together the tahini, soy glaze, ponzu sauce, 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.

    Cook the turkey & vegetables
    2 Cook the turkey & vegetables

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the turkey and chopped garlic. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 4 to 6 minutes, or until the turkey is browned. Using a spoon, move the turkey to one side of the pan. Add the sautéed aromatics, sliced bell peppers, and sliced bok choy to the other side. Cook, stirring frequently, 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly softened. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. 

    Cook the noodles
    3 Cook the noodles

    Meanwhile, add the noodles to the pot of boiling water, stirring gently to separate. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and rinse under warm water 30 seconds to 1 minute to prevent sticking; return to the pot. Add the sesame oil and stir to thoroughly coat.

    Finish & serve your dish
    4 Finish & serve your dish

    To the pot of cooked noodles, add the sauce and cooked turkey and vegetables. Cook on medium-high, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the noodles are thoroughly coated and combined and the turkey is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished noodles garnished with the sesame seeds. Enjoy!

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

    Fill a large pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Cut off and discard the stems of the bell peppers. Halve lengthwise; remove the ribs and seeds, then thinly slice crosswise. Cut off and discard the root ends of the bok choy; thinly slice. In a bowl, whisk together the tahini, soy glaze, ponzu sauce, 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.

    2 Cook the turkey & vegetables

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the turkey and chopped garlic. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 4 to 6 minutes, or until the turkey is browned. Using a spoon, move the turkey to one side of the pan. Add the sautéed aromatics, sliced bell peppers, and sliced bok choy to the other side. Cook, stirring frequently, 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly softened. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. 

    Cook the turkey & vegetables
    Cook the noodles
    3 Cook the noodles

    Meanwhile, add the noodles to the pot of boiling water, stirring gently to separate. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and rinse under warm water 30 seconds to 1 minute to prevent sticking; return to the pot. Add the sesame oil and stir to thoroughly coat.

    4 Finish & serve your dish

    To the pot of cooked noodles, add the sauce and cooked turkey and vegetables. Cook on medium-high, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the noodles are thoroughly coated and combined and the turkey is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished noodles garnished with the sesame seeds. Enjoy!

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