This healthy sweet and sour pork uses spaghetti squash in place of noodles, and is grilled not fried! It’s quick, easy and delicious!
If you’ve ever visited my blog, Food Faith Fitness, you may know that I have a bit of a “thang” for odes.
So I’ve got another one comin’ at ya today.
Oh Asian Take out
You’re so delicious, of that there is no doubt
But, I wish that your goodness was not so deep fried
Because after eating you, I put my skinny jeans on and cried
Is there a way to eat you every day?
And not have my waistline pay?
Okay, so the last line didn’t rhyme or anything, but the ode was asking me a question and it would have been rude not to give it an answer.
You understand. Maybe.
I really don’t need to tell you about the ah-may-zing feeling that I get when I go face-first into a big ol’ pile of Chow Mein and sweet and sour pork; I KNOW that you get it too.
And, if you don’t, who are you?
HOW-EV-ER, the way that my belly and, as mentioned in the ode, my pants feel after aforementioned going-face-first-into-plate-of-takeout? I NAT LIKE IT.
Obvi there needed to be a solution.
And, as you may guessed from the whole “YES” thing above, I have come up with one.
One that is still ALL THE saucy…but uses a little bit of squashy.
Apparently I turned into the Dr.Seuss of takeout in the past few paragraphs.
I don’t even know.
Back to sweet and sour pork.
Opinion time: Spaghetti squash. Do you like it? Hate it? Does it confuse you that a vegetable is being called spaghetti so you don’t really know if it’s a pasta or if it TRULY is a vegetable and you don’t know what to believe about life anymore?
Overly dramatic run on sentences FTW.
I ADORE using spaghetti squash in place of noodles, and it worked SUPA well to absorb all the goodness in this dish.
Instead of breading the pork and deep frying it up to its eyeballs, I just grilled it. Healthy AND summer-ific.
You like it.
The sweet and sour sauce is pretty true to what you would be slurpin’ in traditional takeout, because you just don’t mess with some things right? Right.
There you have it folks. Easy, healthy, takeout-fakeout that doesn’t need to be reserved for no-holds-barred weekend eating.
You could even make it on a MONDAY.
Things be gettin’ crazy.
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