Beef Stir Fry

Beef Stir Fry Recipe

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Helen Ottens


Stir fry’s are a simple way to stretch your proteins, and still feel like you have had a full meal. They include lots of veggies so they are carb friendly for diabetics and others who are watching their carb count. ½ cup steamed rice is just enough of a bed for the meat and veggies without going over your carb allowance. You can change the protein to chicken or turkey with every bit as good a result.

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1 Hr
20 Min


enough canola oil to coat wok, without pooling in the bottom. about 2 tbl
1 lb
beef round steak
1 small
yellow squash cut into rounds (cut in half) or strips
1 small
zucchini squash cut into rounds (cut in half) or strips
5 medium
white mushrooms, sliced
1/2 lb
bean sprouts
1/2 large
green bell pepper, sliced into sticks (may also use red or yellow peppers for more color)
1/2 large
onion, sliced and rings separated
1/2 lb
snow peas, strings removed and cut into 2 pieces
4 Tbsp
stir fry sauce
1/2 c
rice or noodles if desired

How to Make Beef Stir Fry


  • 11. Heat a wok or deep skillet over medium heat until it starts to smoke a little.
  • 22. Place cut meat into hot pan, do not crowd the meat, it should be in a single layer on the bottom. Do in batches if necessary. Stir the meat until browned on all sides.
  • 33. Remove meat to plate and place the veggies into the hot pan, except the bean sprouts. Stir fry until crisp tender, this only takes a few minutes.
  • 44. Return meat to pan and add the stir fry sauce and bean sprouts and cover with a lid. Let steam until the bean sprouts have cooked down a bit and are crisp tender.
  • 55. Serve over steamed rice or noodles.
  • 6Nutritional Information per serving: This is calculated without the rice or noodles.
    Calories: 281.5, Total Fat: 11.8 g, Saturated Fat; 2.1 g, Polyunsaturated Fat; 2.4 g, Monounsaturated Fat; 5.9 g, Cholesterol: 64.6 mg, Sodium: 589.3 mg, Potassium: 835.0 mg, Total Carbohydrate: 14.3 g, Dietary Fiber; 2.7 g, Sugars; 6.0 g, Protein: 29.5 g.

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About Beef Stir Fry

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy