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Cashew Beef Stir-Fry

Expect requests for seconds of this quick recipe made with easy-to-find ingredients. It's delicious!—Rhonda Ragen, Naples, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    7 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
  • 1 bunch broccoli, chopped
  • 3 medium carrots, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium green peppers, cut into strips
  • 2 medium sweet red peppers, cut into strips
  • 2 medium onions, halved and sliced
  • 1 yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups salted cashews
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, water and 2 tablespoons soy sauce until smooth; set aside. In a very large skillet or a wok, stir-fry broccoli and carrots in 1 tablespoon oil until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add the beef, garlic, pepper and remaining soy sauce; stir-fry until meat is no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same pan, stir-fry the green and red peppers, onions and squash in remaining oil until crisp-tender. Return beef to the pan.
  • Stir cornstarch mixture and gradually add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cashews. Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 411 calories, 25g fat (5g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 816mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 7g fiber), 24g protein.

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