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

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.


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

Nutrition Facts

378.8 calories; protein 26.3g 53% DV; carbohydrates 39.1g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 7.7g 31% DV; sugars 7g; fat 14.5g 22% DV; saturated fat 3.7g 18% DV; cholesterol 47.5mg 16% DV; vitamin a iu 1107.2IU 22% DV; vitamin c 107.6mg 179% DV; folate 85.3mcg 21% DV; calcium 85.2mg 9% DV; iron 4.2mg 23% DV; magnesium 52.3mg 19% DV; potassium 760.8mg 21% DV; sodium 532.2mg 21% DV.