Ginger Beef and Broccoli

No new posts for about a week because I’m coming off of a particularly bad cold (a.k.a. the superflu) and there’s really not much creativity involved in eating chicken soup and soda crackers for days on end. Actually, that’s not true. I also had tomato soup. 😉

I’m feeling a lot better but to speed up the healing process I made a healthy stir-fry packed with all the right vitamins and nutrients. Broccoli is a vitamin rich superfood, beef is high in zinc and by flavoring with red onion, ginger and garlic the end result is as good for you as it is delicious.

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What’s in it: Broccoli (about 1 small bunch with the stem removed), beef sliced into strips (I used fillet), red onion (about ½ a cup), 2 cloves of crushed garlic, a few tablespoons of sesame oil and about 3 tsp of grated ginger (you can use more or less depending on taste. I like lots of ginger).

What I did: Heat the sesame oil in a saucepan over medium, add the garlic and onions and cook until the onions are softened just slightly. Add the sliced beef and grated ginger cooking until the beef is half done, about 10 minutes. Add the broccoli and cook five more minutes or until the broccoli is tender and the beef is cooked through. If your stir fry is getting a bit dry you can add some beef stock to moisten everything, a few tablespoons at a time.

You can also top with sesame seeds, I usually do but didn’t have any on hand this time around.

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