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Saucy Beef with Broccoli

 Saucy Beef with Broccoli
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.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

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 lean 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

  • 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.
  • In the same pan, stir-fry broccoli in remaining oil for 4-5 minutes
  • or until crisp-tender. Add onions; stir-fry for 1-2 minutes. Return
  • beef to the pan.
  • 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 5-6 minutes or until meat and vegetables
  • are tender. Yield: 2 servings.

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Saucy Beef with Broccoli (continued)

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. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.