Very quick to make with inexpensive ingredients. Can be made low fat by substituting ground turkey and baked ramen noodles, and by omitting oil.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 4 cups water
- 1 medium head bok choy, chopped
- 2 (3 ounce) packages beef flavored ramen noodles
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
Brown meat in a large skillet. Drain off fat, and rinse meat using a colander.
Transfer meat to a large cooking pot. Stir in onion, garlic, and ginger. Add water, and bring soup to a boil. Stir in bok choy. Reduce heat ,and simmer for about 3 minutes.
Stir in noodles. Simmer 3 minutes longer, or until bok choy and onions are crisp tender and noodles are soft. Stir in seasoning packets, oil, and soy sauce.