Pasta Princess and More

If you are looking for a healthy alternative to beef … this is IT and it’s out of this world delicious!  I found this recipe on Epicurious.com and substituted the veal and pork for 98% lean ground turkey and served on rice noodles.  It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Asian flavors … Enjoy!

 Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 3/4 pound ground pork
  • 3/4 pound ground veal
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger root
  • 1/2 cup canned sliced water chestnuts, rinsed, drained, and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro plus 1/4 cup sprigs
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons Asian sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar

Directions:

Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 500°F.

Pour milk over bread crumbs in a large bowl and…

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