Better-than-Takeout: Easy Beef & Broccoli Stir-fry

Beef and broccoli stir-fry gets a family-approved makeover! In about as much time as it takes for you to order takeout, you can make this much healthier and not to mention, tastier stir-fry with this easy-to-follow recipe. Without the added saturated fats and high sodium that you’re bound to find in most takeout, check out this Mom’s healthier dish.

Ingredients (4 servings)
1/2 cup reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
1 tbsp all-purpose flour
4 tbsp olive oil
1 lb sliced, boneless beef sirloin
3 cups broccoli florets
1 medium red bell pepper, sliced
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 shallot, chopped
Brown Rice, cooked
1. In a small bowl, mix teriyaki sauce and flour in a small bowl. Set aside.
2. Heat 3 tbsp oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add garlic and shallots, sauté until golden. Add beef strips and stir-fry, tossing until brown for 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
3. To skillet, heat 1 tbsp of oil on medium heat.  Add broccoli florets and peppers, cover and cook, tossing occasionally until crisp tender for about 5 minutes. Add teriyaki mixture and return beef to skillet. Cook until sauce thickens, about 2 more minutes. Serve warm over brown rice.

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