Sweet and Sour Beef with Cabbage

A store-bought sweet-and-sour sauce makes this three-ingredient stir-fry a perfect weeknight dinner.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 18 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
pound cut-up beef for stir-fry
3
cups cut-up cabbage or coleslaw mix
1/2
cup sweet-and-sour sauce
Hot cooked couscous, rice or noodles, if desired

  • 1 Heat 12-inch skillet or wok over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of the oil; rotate skillet to coat side.
  • 2 Add beef; stir-fry 2 minutes or until brown. Remove from skillet.
  • 3 Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil; rotate skillet to coat side. Add cabbage; stir-fry about 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add beef and sweet-and-sour sauce; cook and stir about 2 minutes or until hot. Serve with couscous.

Expert Tips

Slash 3 grams of fat and 30 calories from each serving by using only 1 tablespoon of oil; reduce the heat from high to medium.

One pound of cut-up chicken, turkey or pork is a tasty alternative to the beef.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
265
(
Calories from Fat
125 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14 g
14 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
65 mg
65 %;
Sodium
190 mg
190 %;
Total Carbohydrate
12 g
12 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
25 g
25 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
18%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.