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Asparagus Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

Asparagus Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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 .

Reviews for Asparagus Beef Stir-Fry

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Lisajacque 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 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 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 163003
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2014

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

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dyeide@telus.net 148435
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2014

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

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Mah9933 148179
Reviewed May. 24, 2014

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

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blindowl 163001
Reviewed May. 16, 2014

"grate some ginger root in there!"

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planto@uthscsa.edu 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 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 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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ward299 148502
Reviewed May. 27, 2013

"Best stir fry I have ever made!!!"

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ward299 95474
Reviewed May. 27, 2013

"Best stir fry"

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a_n_g_e_l_0715 94620
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2011

"This is delicious!"

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cliftonhanger 101939
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2011

"I used Round Eye instead of Tenderloin, a few dollars per pound less. It worked fine with the butter-sauteed asparagus and mushrooms. Make sure that the asparagus is just a shade tender and still very crisp. The next time I make this, I'll use red pepper flakes and five spice with the beef saute step."

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MelodyMahala 75814
Reviewed May. 31, 2011

"Best stir fry I've ever made - Yummy!"

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MelodyMahala 148177
Reviewed May. 12, 2011

"Best Stir Fry I've ever made! So quick and easy!"

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lmarti33 162789
Reviewed May. 4, 2011

"for Katran: recipes analyzed for nutrition at http://caloriecount.about.com/cc/recipe_analysis.php"

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katran 168599
Reviewed May. 2, 2011

"Could someone figure out the Nutrition Facts on this recipe, please? I'm diabetic and need that information to be included on all my recipes. I will definitely make this."

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a_n_g_e_l_0715 148175
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2010

"This is one our favorite meals - it's easy, healthy and YUMMY!"

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Nefertiti83 95473
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2010

"My husband does not like asparagus but he loved this and so did I."

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brandimurley 162971
Reviewed May. 10, 2010

"this was fantastic! Im hungry for it right now. I put a ton of minced garlic in it and a little bit extra soy sauce."

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Sprowl 148500
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2010

"To make this recipe quicker, I used leftover grilled flank steak and canned mushrooms

Really enjoyed this recipe and will make again."

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hollyespen 148481
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2010

"I used round steak and used more green onion than called for.. When I make this again I will definately add more mushrooms. It was Yummy!"

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Nicky31 101916
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2010

"Absolutely wonderful!! A definate winner in my house. This will be on the menu again!!!"

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texasfun 94626
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2009

"Easy to make, and wonderful taste. I especially loved what the lemon did to the flavor. Very light and filling. Even my little children loved the taste, asparags and all."

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Flenner 162946
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

"This a fast, easy, economical meal and tastes wonderful."

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Flenner 95472
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

"This is a fast, easy, economical meal and tastes wonderful"

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mipie 94619
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2009

"Delicious! Very easy to make with just a few ingredients."

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mel7445 101915
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2009

"Hubby & I love this recipe! The portion sizes are huge, and it's very filling. It tastes even better the next day."

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joniotto 162969
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2008

"This is a delicious, quick & easy recipe! I didn't have any green onions, but substituted a red onion, sliced, and it turned out great!"

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mallie1 148433
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2008

"This is a great recipe. Cheaper cuts of beef work as well. A recipe that requires little effort but pays off big!"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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