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Saucy Beef with Broccoli Recipe

Saucy Beef with Broccoli Recipe

Looking for an easy stir-fry dish? This yummy beef and broccoli combination, sent in by Rosa Evans of Odessa, Missouri, features fresh ginger in a lip-smacking sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1/4 cup sherry or additional beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 8 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry beef in 1 teaspoon oil for 1-2 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same pan, stir-fry broccoli in remaining oil for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add onions; cook 2 minutes longer. Return beef to the pan.
  • 3. Stir cornstarch mixture and gradually add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 3 minutes or until meat and vegetables are tender. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 313 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 816 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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