Sesame-Garlic Beef & Broccoli with Whole-Wheat Noodles

Sesame-Garlic Beef & Broccoli with Whole-Wheat Noodles

2 Reviews
From: What to Eat with Diabetes 2019

A savory marinade with garlic, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil infuses flavor into sirloin steak pieces in this healthy beef and broccoli stir-fry recipe. Tip: Partially freeze the beef for easier slicing.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil, plus 2 teaspoons, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 6 ounces whole-wheat linguine
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup slivered onion
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  • Lemon wedges for serving


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  1. Thinly slice beef across the grain into bite-size strips. Place in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Combine soy sauce, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, garlic, ginger and crushed red pepper in a small bowl; pour over the beef. Seal the bag; turn to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes, turning the bag once.
  2. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Cook linguine for 1 minute less than directed on package. Drain, reserving ½ cup of the cooking water.
  3. Meanwhile, combine broccoli and water in a wok or medium nonstick skillet; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until the water is evaporated, 3 to 4 minutes. Add onion, pepper and the remaining 2 teaspoons sesame oil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the broccoli is crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer the broccoli mixture to a bowl; cover and keep warm.
  4. Drain the beef, reserving the marinade. Add half of the beef to the hot wok (or skillet); cook, stirring, until slightly pink in the center, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate and keep warm. Repeat with the remaining beef; remove to the plate.
  5. Combine the reserved cooking water and marinade in the wok (or skillet); add the noodles. Cook over medium heat, stirring, just until the noodles are tender and the sauce is thickened slightly, 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Divide the noodle mixture among 4 plates or shallow bowls. Top with the beef and the broccoli mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2½ cups
  • Per serving: 357 calories; 10 g fat(2 g sat); 6 g fiber; 39 g carbohydrates; 31 g protein; 94 mcg folate; 59 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 2,178 IU vitamin A; 71 mg vitamin C; 79 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 336 mg sodium; 770 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (118% daily value), Vitamin A (44% dv), Folate (24% dv), Iron (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 3 lean protein, 2 starch, 1 fat, 1 vegetable

Reviews 2

July 17, 2019
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By: Dee H
was a hit with the family, will be making this again.
June 19, 2019
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By: Seblyn
Very tasty, me and my boyfriend loved it. If your dieting this will definitely fill you up!
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