Slow-Cooker Teriyaki Beef and Vegetables

Enjoy a hearty Asian-style dinner! Beef steak, vegetables and water chestnuts are slow cooked and served over rice!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb beef round steak, trimmed of fat, cut into thin bite-size strips
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1/4
cup soy sauce
1/4
cup dry sherry or apple juice
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1/4
cup water
1
bag (1 lb) frozen broccoli, carrots & cauliflower, thawed*
1 1/2
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
3
cups water

  • 1 In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix steak and 1 tablespoon of the cornstarch until evenly coated. Gently stir in soy sauce, sherry, brown sugar, ginger and garlic. Top with water chestnuts.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 6 hours.
  • 3 About 30 minutes before serving, in small bowl, blend 1/4 cup water and remaining 1 tablespoon cornstarch until smooth. Stir into beef mixture. Stir in thawed vegetables.
  • 4 Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 25 to 30 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Meanwhile, cook rice in 3 cups water as directed on package. Serve beef mixture over rice.

Expert Tips

*To thaw frozen vegetables, place in colander or strainer; rinse with warm water until thawed. Drain well.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
56g
56%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
40g
40%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.