Beef & Vegetable Skillet

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut 3/4 inch thick
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice, prepared without butter or salt

Directions

  • Cut beef steak lengthwise in half and then crosswise into 1/4 inch strips. Toss with sesame oil and garlic.
  • Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef (1/2 at a time); stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface is no longer pink. Remove from skillet.
  • In same skillet, add bell pepper, 2 tablespoons soy sauce and water; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until pepper is crisp-tender. Add spinach and green onions; cook until spinach is just wilted. Stir in ketchup, remaining 1 tablespoon soy sauce and beef; heat through. Serve over rice.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 467
  Calories from Fat 221 (47%)
(37%)Total Fat 24g
(45%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
(32%)Cholesterol 95mg
(28%)Sodium 672mg
(22%)Potassium 769mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(63%)Protein 31g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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