Beef with Broccoli, Bell Pepper, and Mushrooms

Beef with Broccoli, Bell Pepper, and Mushrooms


  • 1 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dry sherry
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3/4 lb flank steak, halved lengthwise, sliced against the grain 1/4″ thick
  • 1 tbsp + 1 tsp canola oil
  • 4 C broccoli florets
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced in 1/4″ strips
  • 6 oz shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, caps sliced
  • 3 scallions, chopped (white and green parts separate)
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh garlic
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red-pepper flakes
  • 1 recipe Classic stir-fry sauce
  • Directions

    Combine soy sauce, sherry, cornstarch, and sugar in medium bowl. stir in beef and set aside for about 15 minutes.
    Heat large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of the oil. swirl to coat. Add half the beef in a single layer and leave until seared, about 1 minute. Stir-fry beef until no longer pink, about 1 minute. Remove. Add 1 teaspoon oil and repeat with remaining beef.
    Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to pan. Add broccoli, bell pepper, and mushrooms. Stir-fry 2 minutes. Make a well in center and add white part of scallions, ginger, garlic, and pepper flakes. Stir-fry with vegetables 1 minute. Add 1/4 cup water and cover pan until broccoli is just done, 3 minutes. If cooking in a wok, use a large lid, setting it right down into the wok, if necessary, to cover and steam vegetables.
    Return beef to pan and add stir-fry sauce. Cook until sauce thickens slightly, 1 to 2 minutes. Sprinkle with scallion greens and serve.
    Credit: Recipe from Prevention magazine.

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