Easy Ramen Noodle Bowl

You're less than 30 minutes and just a few ingredients away from a beefy Asian dinner complete with veggies.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1
lb boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
2
cups water
1
package (3 oz) Oriental-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
1
pkg (1 lb) fresh stir-fry vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, celery, carrots, snow pea pods and bell peppers) (4 cups)
1/4
cup stir-fry sauce

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add beef; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown. Remove beef from skillet.
  • 2 In same skillet, heat water to boiling. Break block of noodles from soup mix into water; stir until slightly softened. Stir in vegetables. Heat to boiling. Boil 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 Stir in contents of seasoning packet from soup mix, the stir-fry sauce and beef. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot. Serve in individual bowls.

Expert Tips

Beef is easier to cut if partially frozen for 30 to 60 minutes.

Serve with a mixed green salad topped with sliced pears and dressing.

Quick-cooking ramen noodles, containing the seasoning packet, are perfect for fast dishes because you don't have to add a lot of ingredients.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
920mg
920%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.