Afghan Noodles Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions, drain. In a tiny-mesh sieve or possibly a cheesecloth-lined colander, drain the yogurt for 1/2 hour. While pasta cooks, in a small bowl, combine liquid removed yogurt, 1/2 tsp. of the chili pwdr, lemon juice and 1/2 of the mint, set aside. In a frying pan saute/fry the onion in the vegetable oil till translucent/soft. Add in grnd beef and saute/fry just till the pink disappears. Drain beef well, then return to frying pan and add in remaining chili pwdr, remaining mint, salt and pepper and cook one minute more. Add in the tomatoes and simmer five min.
  2. Transfer pasta onto a serving plate and pour yogurt mix on top. Then spoon meat mix over yogurt and noodles and serve.
  3. Note: 2 tsp. dry mint can be substituted for fresh mint.
  4. NOTES : This is a dish I haven't made for a while but I think it will be on next week's menu.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 264g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 308  
Calories from Fat 46 15%
Total Fat 5.33g 7%
Saturated Fat 0.99g 4%
Trans Fat 0.09g  
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 239mg 10%
Potassium 585mg 17%
Total Carbs 53.28g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4.1g 14%
Sugars 9.73g 6%
Protein 12.95g 21%
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