Beef Stir-Fry with Green Beans

Total Time: 20 to 30 minutes
Main Ingredient: Rib-eye Steak
Servings: 4 servings

Recipe

Ingredients

1 pound boneless beef top sirloin or top round steak, cut 3/4 inch thick or flank steak
1/2 cup prepared Asian-sesame dressing
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2-1/2 cups green beans or asparagus pieces (2-inch length)
Salt
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
Hot cooked rice (optional)

Instructions

1. Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/8 to 1/4-inch thick strips. Combine 1/4 cup dressing and garlic in medium bowl. Add beef; toss to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes to 2 hours.

2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add green beans and remaining 1/4 cup dressing; stir-fry 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove from skillet; season with salt, as desired. Set aside.


3. Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade. Add 1/2 of beef to same skillet; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining beef.

4. Return green beans and beef to skillet; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Garnish with sesame seeds. Serve with rice, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition information per serving, using Top Sirloin Steak: 216 calories; 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 69 mg cholesterol; 350 mg sodium; 11 g carbohydrate; 1.9 g fiber; 29 g protein; 8.1 mg niacin; 0.7 mg vitamin B6; 1.3 mcg vitamin B12; 2.4 mg iron; 33.5 mcg selenium; 5 mg zinc; 109.3 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium, zinc and choline; and a good source of iron.

Nutrition information per serving, using Flank Steak: 232 calories; 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 42 mg cholesterol; 282 mg sodium; 12 g carbohydrate; 2.9 g fiber; 25 g protein; 6.9 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 1.4 mcg vitamin B12; 2.0 mg iron; 27.3 mcg selenium; 4.5 mg zinc; 91.0 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber, iron and choline.

Nutrition information per serving, using Top Round Steak: 231 calories; 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 61 mg cholesterol; 269 mg sodium; 12 g carbohydrate; 2.9 g fiber; 28 g protein; 5.0 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg vitamin B12; 2.8 mg iron; 31.1 mcg selenium; 4.9 mg zinc; 103.8 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber, iron and choline.

Meal Tips

Cook’s Tip: To toast sesame seeds, cook them in an ungreased skillet over medium heat about 5 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Watch carefully to prevent burning.