Pork and Soba Noodles Bowl

This pork and soba noodle bowl has a blend of hearty, spicy, and savory flavors. Finished with cool spinach and carrots, it makes a lovely and balanced dish.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 boneless pork chops (6 oz. each)
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 oz. soba noodles
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach
  • ½ cup cooked brown lentils
  • 1 small red jalapeño, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. shredded carrot
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped scallion greens
  • 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. hot sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. tamari
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds

Directions

  • Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Season the meat with salt and pepper. Cook pork for 7–8 minutes a side, or until it registers 145°F on a meat thermometer. Thinly slice, and reserve.
  • Bring chicken broth to a boil, and cook noodles for 5 minutes. Drain.
  • Place the pork, spinach, noodles, lentils, jalapeño, carrot, and scallions in 2 large bowls.
  • Whisk vinegar, sesame oil, and tamari together in a small bowl, and drizzle over the bowls. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 boneless pork chops (6 oz. each)
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 oz. soba noodles
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach
  • ½ cup cooked brown lentils
  • 1 small red jalapeño, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. shredded carrot
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped scallion greens
  • 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. hot sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. tamari
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds

Directions

  • Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Season the meat with salt and pepper. Cook pork for 7–8 minutes a side, or until it registers 145°F on a meat thermometer. Thinly slice, and reserve.
  • Bring chicken broth to a boil, and cook noodles for 5 minutes. Drain.
  • Place the pork, spinach, noodles, lentils, jalapeño, carrot, and scallions in 2 large bowls.
  • Whisk vinegar, sesame oil, and tamari together in a small bowl, and drizzle over the bowls. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories710
Total Fat33g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol105mg
Sodium2730mg
Total Carbohydrate56g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars3g
Protein52g