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Ground Beef and Veggie Stir Fry

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Micha @ Cookin Mimi

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger , grated or finely minced
  • 1 medium onion , sliced
  • 4 ounces fresh mushrooms , sliced
  • 1 large bell pepper seeded and sliced
  • 12-16 ounces broccoli florets , lightly steamed
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons cornstarch , if desired to thicken the sauce
  • 4-6 servings hot white or brown rice

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet over moderate heat, brown the ground beef with the garlic and ginger until the beef is thoroughly cooked.
  2. Drain off the fat.
  3. Add the onion, mushrooms, and bell peppers and cook until crisp tender.
  4. Stir the broccoli into the skillet.
  5. Whisk together the brown sugar, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, and cornstarch if using.
  6. Pour sauce over ground beef and veggies, stir and cook for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly.
  7. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from