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Asparagus Beef Stir-Fry Recipe
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Asparagus Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

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I love Filet Mignon, but not its price! While grocery shopping, I picked up a more affordable beef tenderloin tail. I brought it home and came up with this recipe. Now I cook it once a week, plus my husband loves taking the leftovers to work. —Linda Flynn Ellicott City, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef tenderloin roast, cubed
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cup: 330 calories, 22g fat (10g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 615mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein.

Directions

  1. In a wok or large skillet, stir-fry the beef, onion, salt and pepper in oil for 3-5 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same pan, stir-fry asparagus and mushrooms in butter until asparagus is tender. Return beef mixture to the pan. Stir in soy sauce and lemon juice; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus Beef Stir-Fry in Taste of Home February/March 2007, p41

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.


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Lisajacque User ID: 8798012 245143
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2016

"Wonderful recipe. Followed the recipe except: no mushrooms but I think they would be wonderful. Added a minced jalape?o, and a dollop of chili garlic sauce at the end because we love spicy. Served over brown jasmine rice, and it was great. Side dish was cakes with salt and rice wine vinegar."

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 242997
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2016

"This is a very quick, tasty recipe. I will add more green onion to this next time and be a little heavier handed with the seasonings. Great for a weekday meal or even lunch."

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LinaNguyen95 User ID: 8157964 215181
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2014

"Pretty great recipe. I added a bit of powdered garlic and used coconut oil for the asparagus-- it still came out delicious, but I'd opt for a different oil next time."

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Spooky123 User ID: 6521366 163003
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2014

"It was a big hit with my grandkids!! This is a keeper!"

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dyeide@telus.net User ID: 2731069 148435
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2014

"My son's favourite stir fry....its a keeper."

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Mah9933 User ID: 7814321 148179
Reviewed May. 24, 2014

"Excellent! We will definitely prepare this one again."

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blindowl User ID: 7601764 163001
Reviewed May. 16, 2014

"grate some ginger root in there!"

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planto@uthscsa.edu User ID: 1387246 208636
Reviewed May. 16, 2014

"My husband and I love this. Hubby does most of the cooking since he is retired and I still work, and he makes this a couple of times a month. Very tasty!"

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chica4christ00 User ID: 3221277 148178
Reviewed May. 6, 2014

"This was pretty good. Hubby found it a little bland, though we didn't have any lemon juice so that might make the difference. Will make again."

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NoodleNel User ID: 6393598 67271
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2013

"This is a favorite in my family. I have used sirloin steaks cut up and they are just as good."

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