Szechuan Noodles (Paleo, Whole30 + Keto)

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 339kcal
Author: Justin + Erica Winn
These Paleo, Whole30 + Keto Szechuan noodles for an easy weeknight dinner with ground beef and fresh veggies. This 30 minute meal feels like takeout, but it is way healthier!
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Ingredients

For the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds (plus more for topping)
  • 1 tsp red curry paste
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (plus more for topping)

For the rest:

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground beef (or sub chicken or pork)
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • 4 baby bok choy, quartered lengthwise
  • 4 green onions, sliced into 1 inch pieces (plus more for topping)
  • 2-3 zucchini, spiralized into thick noodles

Instructions

  • Whisk sauce ingredients in a small bowl or jar and set aside. Prep garlic and onions as noted. 
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add sesame oil. Once hot, add onion and cook until it starts to soften, about 3-4 minutes. 
  • Add garlic and cook for another 1-2 minutes until fragrant. 
  • Add ground beef, break up and cook, stirring occasionally until browned, about 7-8 minutes. 
  • While beef is cooking, prep bok choy and zucchini as noted. 
  • Once beef is done, add sauce, green onion, bok choy and zucchini to pan. Stir to coat everything in sauce and continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes until noodles and bok choy begin to soften. 
  • Remove from heat and serve. Top with extra green onion, sesame seeds and red pepper flakes as desired. 

Notes

Nutrition facts are an estimate provided for those following a Ketogenic or low-carb diet and do not include optional toppings for this recipe. See our full nutrition information disclosure here. 

Nutrition

Calories: 339kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g