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Orange Beef and Broccoli


Orange Beef and Broccoli

Orange Beef and Broccoli

Broccoli is said to be one of the healthiest foods you can eat! It is loaded with antioxidants and cancer-fighting agents, such as vitamin C.

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 boneless beef top sirloin steak (about 1 pound)
1/2 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
3 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
3/4 pound broccoli, coarsely chopped
1 cup diagonally sliced carrots
1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
1 green onion, diagonally sliced
3/4 cup cold water
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
6 ounces uncooked yolk-free wide noodles

Preparation

  1. Slice beef lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/8-inch slices; place beef in nonmetallic bowl. Add orange juice, soy sauce and sugar; toss to coat evenly. Let stand 30 minutes, or cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat until hot. Add broccoli, carrots, bell pepper and green onion; cook and stir 2 minutes. Remove vegetables to large bowl.
  3. Drain beef; reserve marinade. Heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil in same skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef to skillet; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until no longer pink. Add vegetables and reserved marinade to skillet; bring to a boil. Stir water into cornstarch until smooth; add to skillet. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Sprinkle with grated orange peel.
  4. Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt; drain. Spoon beef mixture over noodles; serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe
Sodium 169 mg
Protein 35 g
Fiber 6 g
Carbohydrate 43 g
Cholesterol 77 mg
Saturated Fat 3 g
Total Fat 13 g
Calories from Fat 27 %
Calories 424

Dietary Exchange

Meat 3-1/2
Vegetable 2-1/2
Starch 2
Fat 1/2

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