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Recipe: kung pao beef

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Kung pao beef serving suggestion

kung pao beef

Ingredients

  • 4 beef eye round steaks, cut 3/4 to 1 inch thick (about 5 to 7 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup prepared Kung Pao or Szechuan stir-fry sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed pepper
  • 1 package (16 oz) frozen Asian vegetable blend
  • 1/3 cup unsalted roasted peanuts
  • OPTIONAL
  • Hot cooked brown rice
  • chopped green onions

Directions

Combine kung pao sauce, water and red pepper in small bowl. Place beef steaks and sauce mixture in large nonstick skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours or until beef is fork-tender.

Remove beef; keep warm. Add frozen vegetables to skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, covered, 5 to 7 minutes or until just tender, stirring once. Stir in peanuts.

Serve steaks with vegetable mixture over rice, if desired. Sprinkle with green onions, if desired.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Nutrition information per serving: 451 calories; 18 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 8 g monounsaturated fat); 8 mg cholesterol; 1078 mg sodium; 24 g carbohydrate; 2.3 g fiber; 46 g protein; 9.6 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 4.4 mg iron; 46.3 mcg selenium; 7.2 mg zinc.

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

Steaks |  Asian