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Thai broccoli beef stir-fry

Makes 8 servings.


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


  • 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 meat to the recommended internal temperature.

Nutrition information

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

Source: University of Illinois Extension Recipes for Diabetes

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