Saucy Beef with Broccoli


1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
1/4 cup sherry or additional beef broth
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
1/2 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
2 cups fresh small broccoli florets
8 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces


1Mix first seven ingredients. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry beef until browned, 1-3 minutes. Remove from pan.
2Stir-fry broccoli in remaining oil until crisp-tender, 3-5 minutes. Add green onions; cook just until tender, 1-2 minutes. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until sauce is thickened, 2-3 minutes. Add beef and heat through.

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Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makes 2 servings
Nutrition Facts
1-1/4 cups: 313 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 816mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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