Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe
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Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe

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My family often requests this tasty stir-fry. It's great because it combines tender beef and nutritious vegetables in one dish. We enjoy it year-round but especially in summer, when I grow my own broccoli and onions. Plus, it doesn't heat up the kitchen. —Ruth Stahl Shepherd, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup water, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound boneless beef top round steak, cut into thin 3-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 small onion, cut into wedges
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 292 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 1280mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 31g protein


  1. In a large resealable bag, combine 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons water and garlic powder; add beef. Seal bag and turn to coat.
  2. In a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, stir-fry beef in 1 tablespoon oil until beef is no longer pink; remove and keep warm.
  3. Stir-fry broccoli and onion in remaining oil for 4-5 minutes. Return beef to pan.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, remaining cornstarch and water until smooth; add to the pan. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p29

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Oct. 31, 2015

"This was good and easy. I liked the slightly sweet flavor with the beef. I will make again. Good for a work night!"

Reviewed Oct. 9, 2015

"Nothing special but it was easy"

Reviewed Sep. 1, 2015

"This is a keeper... Easy to prepare, yet tasty."

Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

"Nutritious and delicious! The sauce is very tasty.Easy to prepare!"

Reviewed Jan. 25, 2015

"Definitely a keeper. Super easy. Super tasty. The ginger and the brwon sugar really make this dish stand out."

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