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Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry

 Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • In a large resealable bag, combine 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2
  • tablespoons water and garlic powder; add beef. Seal bag and turn to
  • coat.
  • 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.
  • Stir-fry broccoli and onion in remaining oil for 4-5 minutes. Return
  • beef to pan.
  • 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

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Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry (continued)

Directions (continued)

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 292 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 1,280 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.