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Low Calorie Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry


Low Calorie Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry
Kimberley K. Eggleston
This beef and broccoli stir fry recipe makes it onto our menu quite often as it is so quick and easy and so low in calories! Serve it up with some steamed brown rice for a lean and rounded meal.


  • 1 pound sirloin steak

  • 2 Tbsp corn starch, divided

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 4 cups broccoli florets

  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce


1. First, use a sharp knife to slice the sirloin steak into thin strips, against the grain to help with tenderness. Add the beef strips to a large plastic bag, and pour in the salt and one tablespoon of the cornstarch. Shake the bag to mix the ingredients until the beef if well coated.

2. Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet or wok over medium high heat. Add the beef, and stir fry for about four minutes, or until the beef if no longer pink. Remove the beef from the pan, and place it is a bowl. Set aside.

2. Add the garlic to the pan, and cook for one minute. Then add the water and the broccoli. Continue cooking the broccoli for 4-5 minutes until the broccoli is bright green and beginning to become tender.

3. While the broccoli is cooking, mix the remaining one tablespoon of cornstarch, vegetable broth, and soy sauce is a small dish. Whisk together well. Then, add the soy sauce mixture along with the beef back to the pan with the broccoli. Cook an additional 1-2 minutes, until the sauce thickens. Remove from the heat.

Serves 4

Per Serving Calories 276, Fat 11gm, Pro 37gm, Carbs 6gm

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