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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 (calculated without rice) equals 330 calories, 22 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 615 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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