Print Options

 
 
 Print
Almond Vegetable Stir-Fry Recipe

Almond Vegetable Stir-Fry Recipe

While broccoli florets and chunks of red pepper give this dish plenty of color, it's the fresh gingerroot, garlic, soy sauce and sesame oil that round out the flavor. -Mary Relyea of Canastota, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and sugar. Stir in water, soy sauce and sesame oil until smooth; set aside.
  • 2. In a large nonstick wok or skillet, stir-fry broccoli in hot oil 3 minutes. Add pepper, onion, garlic and ginger; stir-fry 2 minutes. Reduce heat. Stir soy sauce mixture; stir into vegetables with nuts. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 143 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 260 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 2 fat.