Asian Pork and Veggie Stir Fry (with Progresso Soup)

I often have a hard time creating "flavor profiles" in my foods.  I dabble and add and mess around with pinches of this and that so much, and I often make my meals a bit confusing.  I recently tried to use Progresso Soup to achieve a solid flavor creation with little fuss, and it worked out VERY well for my family.

I did a variation of this Asian Pork and Vegetable Stir-Fry dish.  I could not find the Progresso® Light homestyle vegetable and rice soup listed in the ingredients, so I substituted Progresso Light Savory Vegetable Barley, as well as added a few different things.  Here is how I made it:

  •  2 packages Ramen noodles without the seasoning
  •  1 boneless pork loin chop (4 oz), cut into thin bite-size strips 
  •  2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 
  • .5 cup diced onion
  •  1 teaspoon brown sugar
  •  1 can (18.5 oz) Progresso® Progresso Light Savory Vegetable Barley
  •  1 tablespoon soy sauce sauce 
  •  1 cup fresh snow pea pods 
  •  2 whole carrots, peeled and sliced
1.  Slice everything, meat on one cutting board and veggies on the other.  Have your ingredients on hand to add when ready - as this meal cooks quickly!

2.  Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a fry pan or wok.  Add the pork, mushrooms, carrots and onions when it's sizzling hot.

3.  While this is going on, start a pot of boiling water for the ramen noodles.  When it boils, cook them according to the instructions on package.

4.  After the pork mixture has browned, add the can of soup, soy sauce, and brown sugar.  Cook for 6 minutes.

5.  Add snow peas, and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes, or until the pea pods are tender but crisp.

Serve over the drained ramen noodles!

This is just one of many recipes offered at the Betty Crocker website that features Progresso.  The soup itself is available at Walmart for $1.48 per can.

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