Tuesday In Texas

March 11, 2009 mamoointhemiddle

Today is overcast with promise of rain for the next few days. We need the rain…

The “healthy” recipe I am sharing with you today is really, really good !!

It comes by way of “Taste of Home” magazine, March 23, 2009 issue and was submitted by, Vicky Priestley. Alum Creek, West Virginia

Yields 6 servings   3/4 cup stir-fry with 1/2 cup rice equals 304 calories, 8g fat (2 g saturated far) 42 mg cholesterol. 407 mg sodium, 37 g carbohtdrates, 3 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetables, 1 1/2 starch, 1 fat

Stir-fry Steak & Veggies

1 1/2 cups uncooked instant brown rice

1 Tbsp cornstarch

1 Tbsp brown sugar

3/4 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp chili powder

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp pepper

1/2 cup cold water

1/4 soy sauce

1 lb boneless sirloin steak, cut into 1/2 inch cubes

2 Tbsp canola oil    divided

1 pkg (16 oz) frozen stir-fry vegetable blend, thawed……I used broccoli stir-fry

1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, brown sugar and seasonings. Stir in water and soy sauce until smooth: set aside.

2. In a large nonstick skillet or wok coated with cooking spray, stir-fry beef in 1 Tbsp oil until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm. Stir-fry vegetables in remaining oil until crisp-tender.

3. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan: cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add beef, heat through. Serve with rice.

This is very easy to make and yum !!

Today’s quote is from Mae West…..

“I love censorship, I made a fortune out of it.”

I hope everyone is well and has a good day !!!

Mamoointhemiddle

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