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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 452.6
  • Total Fat: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 64.6 mg
  • Sodium: 534.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 66.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 35.0 g

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Better Beef and Broccoli

Submitted by: TAM101
Better Beef and Broccoli

Introduction

This recipe is better (and much better for you) than takeout! This recipe is better (and much better for you) than takeout!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 lb round steak, sliced in thin strips
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1 can beef broth
    2 tbsp cornstarch
    1 tbsp brown sugar
    2 tbsp soy sauce
    1/4 tsp garlic powder
    1/4 tsp ground ginger
    4 cups broccoli florets
    4 cups cooked rice

Directions

Coat skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat for one minute.
Add beef, onion and minced garlic; stir fry until brown. Remove the beef to a plate and keep warm.
Add half the broth and broccoli to pan. Cover and smimmer until broccoli is tender crisp.
Mix cornstarch, brown sugar, garlic powder, ginger and soy sauce with remaining broth until smooth; add to the pan. Cook until mixture begins thicken, stirring constantly. Return beef to mixture, stir and serve over rice.






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  • Very Good
    40 of 40 people found this review helpful
    VERSITILE... We alos cut the calories by eating this in high-fibre pita pockets. I treated this as a stir-fry - sauted the meat as instructed, added the vegetables for 5 minutes longer and I then halved the broth and cornstarch amounts, leaving everything else the same. It had lots of 'kick' - YUM! - 1/22/08

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  • Very Good
    29 of 29 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night but added mushrooms to the mix. It was very good. I also added a few pepper flakes to heat it up just a bit. My husband also like it and he is a picky eater! - 2/2/08

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  • Very Good
    26 of 26 people found this review helpful
    We really liked this recipe. We added some mushrooms and sweet red pepper. I think I would add fresh ginger instead of ground. I would also add some water chestnuts to add more texture. Very good recipe! - 1/18/09

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  • Very Good
    23 of 23 people found this review helpful
    I added mushrooms and water chestnuts, used Splenda blend brown sugar, low sodium soy sauce, fresh grated ginger and half cup brown rice. Great! - 1/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    23 of 23 people found this review helpful
    I used chicken instead of the beef and chicken broth. It was wonderful..I am definatly going to make it again. It was as good as takeout, but I know what what went in it. - 4/15/07

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  • Incredible!
    17 of 17 people found this review helpful
    family loves this, need to make a double batch to fill my crew. One of the families favorite new meal. - 9/17/08

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  • Very Good
    17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I used organic fat free beef broth, added mushrooms. I also used 1/2 cup brown rice. Very good the next day w/ no rice! - 1/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Excellent!! I didn't have corn starch so I substituted whole wheat flour and it was delicious. I will definitely be making again. - 1/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was great! We love beef w/ broccoli but have not ate is since we started the diet! This will definitely be a new main meal in our house. We also added some shredded carrots, mushrooms, and green peppers. Thanks for adding this recipe!! - 5/6/07

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    Very good basic recipe. It leaves the "door" open to add your own touches, but is great without changes. - 3/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Loved this recipe, it was very easy. Since my Hubby's system doesn't agree w/Broccoli I made it with Carrots and steamed my broccoli on the side. Then I got to have this for lunch the next two days. I added some Toasted seasame seeds at the end, which added great flavor too. - 3/25/09

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  • Very Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Quick and simple, will also add sugar snaps next time. - 3/20/09

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  • Very Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I used asparagus instead of broccoli, and it came out really good also. - 3/14/07

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This is even better than the restaurant! It's my family's favorite and even to serve guests! So yummy! - 11/9/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I was very impressed with this dish. It was just as good if not better then most beef and broccoli you would find in a restaurant. We will be making this again in the near future. - 1/28/10

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Great basic recipe and I took some of the suggestions and added mushrooms, water chestnuts, and peppers. Used shredded left over roast beef that was very tender and it worked. Will definitely use this recipe again and will try a chicken variation. Thanks for sharing! - 8/20/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Always liked this combination. It helps if you partially freeze the meat before slicing. You will see this very helpful. - 7/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Used brown rice and added mushrooms. Great! - 3/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Used this recipe as is (no changes).
    Any recipe that can get my family (husband, son 15 & daughter 2) to eat broccoli gets my thumbs up. Thanx for a gr8 recipe - 1/4/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    It was good, but I would prefer it if it had a little more zing. I will add szechewan sause next time. - 1/19/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I loved the ginger in it. I am excited to make it again. I am going to cut the meat up thinner or get a thinner steak. I loved it and I will make it again. - 6/18/08

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    We enjoyed this, but would have liked a little more flavor - maybe add some red pepper flakes to give it some spice. - 1/21/10

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! Used fresh ginger instead of powdered and added a lb of mushrooms. Will definitely make this again. - 1/5/10

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    easy to prepare and cook and it was delicious. definitely will make this again. - 6/19/07

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Great - 4/14/09

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