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Beef with Pea Pods

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Beef with Pea Pods
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 23 min
  • Servings 4
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Travel to the Orient with this mouthwatering Asian stir-fry dish! A skillet or wok is the only pan you need!
Updated Jul 22, 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef boneless sirloin steak
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-ounce carton)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow (Chinese) pea pods, thawed and drained
  • Hot cooked rice, if desired
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Trim fat from beef. Cut beef with grain into 2-inch strips; cut strips across grain into 1/4-inch slices.
  • 2
    Heat 10-inch skillet or wok over high heat 1 to 2 minutes. Add oil; rotate skillet to coat with oil. Add beef and garlic; stir-fry about 3 minutes or until beef is brown. Sprinkle salt and pepper over beef; stir in broth. Heat to boiling.
  • 3
    Mix cornstarch, water and soy sauce; stir into beef mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Continue boiling 1 minute, stirring constantly (sauce will be thin).
  • 4
    Stir in gingerroot and pea pods. Cook uncovered about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pea pods are crisp-tender. Serve over rice.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Place beef in the freezer for 1 hour before slicing; it will be easier to cut when partially frozen.
  • tip 2
    Rather than serving with plain rice, serve this stir-fry with Japanese noodles--and don't forget the chopsticks!

Nutrition

180 Calories, 7 g Total Fat, 25 g Protein, 5 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
65
Total Fat
7 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
60 mg
Sodium
590 mg
Potassium
440 mg
Total Carbohydrate
5 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
25 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
14%
14%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
16%
16%
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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