Beef and Broccoli

Loaded with protein, vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. Broccoli is the king of low carb vegetables. This hearty, tasty vegetable is rich in dozens of nutrients. In fact, it packs the most nutritional punch of any vegetable. Read about broccoli here.

2 Servings

1 tsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic chopped6a00d8341c63d853ef00e55373e3698834-800wi
2 tsp ginger, chopped
1/2 cup yellow onion, thinly sliced
1 small bunch broccoli florets in small pieces
12 oz flank or skirt steak, thinly sliced
1 lime, juiced
1/2 tsp sesame oil
2 tsp low sodium soy sauce
2 tsp cornstarch

1. Heat a large saute pan or wok to medium heat. Add olive oil and beef and cook for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Scoop meat out of the pan and keep warm.
2. Add garlic and ginger to pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Add yellow onion, broccoli, 14 cup of water, sesame oil, soy sauce. Cook 6-8 minutes or until broccoli is bright green.
3. Add cooked beef back to pan and season with soy sauce. 4. Mix 1/2 cup of water with cornstarch and add to pan. Bring to a boil. Add lime juice. Serve with brown rice and hot sauce if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

385 calories, 38 g protein, 10 g carbs, 20 g fat, 4 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 250 mg sodium


Certain saturated fats do increase levels of LDL (bad) cholersterol, but research confirms that the type of saturated fat found in beef does not raise LDL cholersterol levels.


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