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Asian Beef Vegetable Stir-Fry

My aunt lived in the town where I went to college, and for my birthday, I could request any meal, and she would prepare it for my friends and me. This recipe of hers remains one of my favorites.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (10-1/2 ounces) condensed beef consomme, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 10 large fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, consomme, soy sauce and sugar until smooth; set aside. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry beef in batches in hot oil for 2-3 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same pan, stir-fry onion and celery for 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and green onions; stir-fry 3-4 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender.
  • Return beef to the pan. Add spinach. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened. Serve with rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 233 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 830mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein.

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  • middjett
    May 27, 2014

    Very tasty. I was out of celery and used celery seed instead. Still had the celery flavor somewhat. Tried this with fresh swiss chard and was just as good as with the spinach. Will try it with Bok Choi next time.

  • skugga
    Jun 18, 2013

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  • bubba78236
    Apr 15, 2013

    It was tasty! A little too runny but just add it to more rice. YUMMY!