1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
1 cup boiling water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/3 cup soy sauce
1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
1 large green pepper, julienned
1 cup julienned carrots or sliced celery
5 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
Hot cooked rice
1. Dissolve bouillon in water. Combine the cornstarch and soy sauce until smooth; add to bouillon. Set aside. Toss beef with garlic, ginger and pepper. In a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, stir-fry beef in 1 tablespoon oil until meat is no longer pink; remove and keep warm.
2. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil; stir-fry vegetables until crisp-tender. Stir soy sauce mixture and add to the skillet; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Return meat to pan and heat through. Serve with rice.
Five Star Recipe
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
YIELD: 4 servings.
To save even more time frozen vegetables may be used instead of fresh.
1 cup: 266 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 1484mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.