Verdict: Yum! This one's a keeper.
Flavorful Beef Stir-Fry
(Source: allrecipes.com )2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 teaspoons sugar
6 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 cup white wine, apple juice or water
1 pound boneless beef round steak, cut into thin strips
3 cups broccoli florets
2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
1 (6 ounce) package frozen pea pods, thawed
2 tablespoons chopped onion
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
1 (8ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, undrained
hot cooked rice
In a bowl, combine cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce and wine, apple jiuce or water until smooth. Add beef and toss to coat; set aside.
In a large skillet, stir-fry broccoli, carrots, pea pods and onion in 1 tablespoon oil for 1 minute. Stir in water chestnuts. Cover and simmer for 4 minutes; remove and keep warm.
In the same skillet, stir-fry beef in remaining oil until meat reaches desired doneness. Return vegetables to pan; toss. Serve over rice.
Recycle: soy sauce bottle, vegetable oil bottle, water chestnut can
Compost: broccoli stem, carrot skins, onion skins