Five Spice Pork and Soba Bowls

45 minutes to cook.

24 oz. Pork Tenderloin or 12 oz. Pork Tenderloin and 12 oz. Firm Tofu, cut into bite-sized strips
1 Tab. Five Spice powder
1/2 tea. Ginger
2 Tab. Canola oil
1 package sliced carrots
4 cups thinly sliced mushrooms
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
8 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
8 oz. Soba Noodles  (buckwheat )
2 Tab. Cornstarch
2 Tab. Soy Sauce (preferably reduced sodium)
6 cups thinly sliced Bok Choy
4 cups snow peas
8 Green Onions,  thinly sliced
1/2 cup Orange juice

Put Canola oil, pork/tofu, Five Spice powder and ginger in a large pot. Cook for 6 minutes. Add carrots, mushrooms and celery and cook for 5 minutes more.  Add broth and bring to a boil. Add noodles and cook according to package directions or for @4 minutes.
In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and soy sauce and whisk until smooth. Add to Noodle mixture along with the bok choy, snow peas and green onions and cook for 1 minute after mixture boils. Remove from heat and add orange juice. Ladle in bowls. Optionally,  serve with hot pepper sauce.

Serves 8
Per Serving  (2 cups) 302 calories,  6 g. Fat,  37 g. Carbs., 27 g. Protein

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