Paleo Helper

Paleo Helper Recipe

I’m embarrassed to admit that as a teenager, I loved Hamburger Helper. It was quick, tasty, and I felt like I was actually cooking- even though I was basically just browning meat, measuring water, and emptying packets of stuff from a box.

I don’t eat unhealthy processed food anymore, but I still love the comforting effect of creamy noodle dishes. But ever since I went Paleo, noodles have been OUT. Or are they?…

A friend of mine introduced me to Korean sweet potato noodles, and my life was forever changed. The only ingredients are sweet potato starch and water. These thin noodles cook and taste like rice noodles but are made of vegetable starch instead of grain. My stomach doesn’t like eating too many starchy noodles at once, but it can handle the occasional few.

I’m waxing poetic about noodles, but what REALLY makes this dish amazing is THE SAUCE! I created it after researching satay recipes. The end product was this magnificent, Asian-inspired, practically drinkable sauce. You’re gonna love it!

Paleo Helper
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This recipe is super-easy and requires no special kitchen tools. I make double and triple batches to have rockin’ leftovers! It can be customized with whatever protein and veggies you like. EVERYTHING tastes amazing with this delectable sauce!
Servings
4-6 people
Servings
4-6 people
Paleo Helper
Print Recipe
This recipe is super-easy and requires no special kitchen tools. I make double and triple batches to have rockin’ leftovers! It can be customized with whatever protein and veggies you like. EVERYTHING tastes amazing with this delectable sauce!
Servings
4-6 people
Servings
4-6 people
Ingredients
Sauce Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
Beef
  1. Sauté garlic in 1 tsp coconut oil.
  2. Add ground beef and brown.
Veggies
  1. Option 1: Cook all together by stir-frying in the same pan.
  2. Option 2: Cook each veggie separately.
  3. Why would I cook separately? 1) When cooking LOTS of veggies to use for the week. Then I have them separated for other purposes / dishes. 2) I love to bring out the best flavor of each veggie. I saute mushrooms, boil the carrots with some lemon and ginger, and briefly stir-fry the red peppers on high heat.
Noodles
  1. Boil noodles according to package directions.
  2. Strain and immediately and toss with 2 tbsp sesame oil.
Assembly
  1. Serve in bowls with little piles of noodles, beef, and veggies.
  2. Garnish with avocado slices.
  3. Spoon sauce over plate.
  4. Lick spoon.
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