October 7, 2014

Organic Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry

I've spent a lot of time trying to recreate Chinese and Japanese foods at home. We've found a few favorite recipes, but they are far from healthy. Lots of butter and oils.. they taste super good! But they are more of a splurge meal. I decided I was going to find something that could satisfy our want for "take out" but still be healthy for us. TA-DA! This is it! It was SO good and even splurging on the organic, grass-fed steak, it's still cost friendly too at $5/person!

Side note - If you haven't already, go and watch the documentary Fed Up. We rented it the other night and I feel as though I've been lied too my entire life! You think you understand how the food industry works... you have NO idea. So, that extra $5 for my organic, grass-fed steak... I'll take it any day over what I know now about all the other meats! Ok.. off my soap box ;)


It's easy, quick and GOOD! Even the 15 month old was chowing down on this recipe. Took me about 30 minutes to prepare. We have a rice cooker, so while I was making the recipe I had our brown rice cooking so everything finished at the same time. Enjoy!!

Organic Beef & Veggie Stir-Fry

Recipe from: Payton Peoples
www.renewmefitness.blogspot.com
Serves 4

Ingredients
1c beef broth
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/3c lite soy sauce
1lb organic, grass fed steak cut into strips or cubes
1tbsp minced garlic
1/2 tbsp fresh ginger paste
2 tbsp olive oil
1 large red bell pepper, sliced into strips
1 large orange bell pepper, sliced into strips
1 medium onion, sliced into strips
2c fresh broccoli, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Directions
1. Combine cornstarch and soy sauce until smooth; add beef broth. Set aside. Toss beef with garlic, ginger, salt and pepper. In a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, stir-fry in 1tbsp olive oil until meat is no longer pink; remove and keep warm.

2. Remove meat from pan. Heat remaining oil; stir-fry vegetables until crisp-tender. Stir soy sauce mixture and add to the skillet; bring to a boil. cooke and stir for 2-5 minutes. Return meat to pan and heat through.

3. Serve with brown rice. Enjoy!

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