Korean Spaghetti and Meatballs

yield4 portions

Korean kimchi invigorates a standby weeknight dinner. Bring the pasta water to a boil while you make the meatballs.

What you will need

3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, divided

3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar, divided

3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, divided

10 to 12 green onions, sliced on the diagonal (about 3/4 cup), divided

2 tablespoons fine dried bread crumbs

1 pound ground beef chuck

1 jar (14 to 16 oz.) spicy kimchi, drained (reserve 1/4 cup juice) and coarsely chopped (about 1 1/4 cups), divided

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 tablespoon Asian chili garlic sauce

8 ounces pad Thai noodles (rice-stick noodles)

1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

(Nutritional facts 281 calories, 19.81 g fat, 15.76 g carbohydrates, 17.55 g protein, 43 mg cholesterol, 347 mg sodium)


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