Szechuan Noodles With Spicy Beef Sauce
1 lb ground beef
1 1/2 cups chopped onions
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1-1 1/2 teaspoon dry crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons sesame oil
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 cup beef broth
1/3 cup hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
8 ounces Chinese noodles, cooked (or any thin spaghetti if you prefer)
1/2 cup sliced green onions
Brown ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles; drain and keep warm.
Pour sesame oil in pan and heat till hot. Saute onion and next 4 ingredients in hot sesame oil until tender.
Combine cornstarch and beef broth, whisking until smooth.
Stir broth mixture, hoisin sauce, and soy sauce into onion mixture.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Stir in ground beef.
Toss with hot cooked pasta, and sprinkle with sliced green onions.
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