Thai broccoli beef stir-fry

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Makes 8 servings.

Ingredients

1 pound lean beef round steak, cut into strips

1 tablespoon peanut oil

1 cup sliced green onions

14 ounces broccoli, chopped (about 6 cups)

1 cup green pepper, chopped

1/2 cup beef broth, fat-free, low-sodium

2 teaspoons cornstarch

1/2 cup Thai peanut sauce

1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, chopped

Directions

  • Stir-fry beef in oil until browned.*
  • Add vegetables and cover, cooking until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, thicken broth with cornstarch; add peanut sauce. Stir sauce into beef mixture. Cover and heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in cilantro. Spoon stir-fry into serving dishes and garnish with peanuts. Serve.

*Cook beef to 145 degrees and let rest 3 minutes to help prevent foodborne illness.

Nutrition information

Serving size: 1/8 recipe. Amount per serving: 180 calories, 8g total fat (1.5g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 11g carbohydrates, 17g protein, 3g dietary fiber, 410mg sodium.

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation, courtesy of University of Illinois Extension Recipes for Diabetes

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