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Asian Style Beef & Broccoli

This tasty beef and broccoli is a great way to fill you up without all the added calories and carbs.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Diabetic-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Low-Carb, Paleo
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 218kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 onion medium, coarsely chopped
  • 1 ginger root 2 inch piece, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 ounces beef sliced into strips, sirloin or flank will work great
  • 10 ounces broccoli florets
  • 1 bell pepper seeded and sliced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce lite (low-sodium), optional tamari or coconut aminos
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water divided
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch or arrowroot

Instructions

  • Over medium heat, in a wok or saucepan with olive oil, sauté the garlic, ginger and onion for 3 minutes. Add the beef and cook for 5 minutes. Add the broccoli and bell pepper.
  • In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, honey, lemon, and ground pepper. Adjust to taste.
  • In another small bowl, mix the starch and half of the water. Set aside.
  • Pour the soy sauce mixture in the wok then add the remaining half of the water. Cook for 10 - 15 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked through but still crispy. Pour the cornstarch mixture and cook until the sauce is thick. Serve with steamed brown rice or quinoa.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25of recipe | Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 320mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6