Tender beef top sirloin and broccoli in an Asian-inspired sauce is served over noodles for the taste of takeout from your own kitchen. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, stir together 2 teaspoons of the cornstarch, the soy sauce, garlic, and crushed red pepper; add beef and stir to coat. Marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, cook Chinese noodles or vermicelli according to package directions, except omit salt; drain and set aside.

  • Cut broccoli into 2-inch florets. Peel broccoli stem and cut into 1/2-inch slices; set aside. For sauce: Stir together hoisin sauce, the water, sesame oil, and the remaining 1 teaspoon cornstarch; set aside.

  • In a very large skillet or wok heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Add beef mixture; stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes or until still slightly pink in center. Remove beef mixture; set aside.

  • Stir beef broth into skillet, scraping up any browned bits from bottom of skillet. Add broccoli; bring to boiling. Reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender.

  • Add sauce to broccoli; cook and stir until thickened. Add beef and tomatoes; heat through. Serve over cooked Chinese noodles or whole wheat vermicelli.

Tips

Test Kitchen Tip: For easier slicing, freeze the beef for 30 to 60 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

379 calories; 14.5 g total fat; 3.7 g saturated fat; 48 mg cholesterol; 532 mg sodium. 761 mg potassium; 39.1 g carbohydrates; 7.7 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 26.3 g protein; 1107 IU vitamin a iu; 108 mg vitamin c; 85 mcg folate; 85 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 52 mg magnesium;