The hardest thing about eating healthy is when I get a hankering for Chinese or Mexican.  I threw this orange beef and broccoli together the other night and it is definitely a keeper!  Much healthier for you than Chinese takeout… I think it even tastes better.  Orange beef and broccoli is so quick and easy, you can have it on the table in less than 20 minutes.

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Orange Beef and Broccoli

A quick and healthier version of Chinese take out. One that won't derail your healthy living plan! You could also easily substitute chicken for the beef in this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb flank steak chunked into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 package "steamer"-style broccoli
  • 1 jar orange marmalade
  • 2 Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce OR amino acid
  • 1 cup low-sodium beef broth
  • 3 Tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup green onions sliced

Instructions

  • Steam broccoli in microwave per package instructions.
  • Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat olive oil and begin to saute steak.
  • When steak is just no longer pink, add onions and garlic. Continue sauteing until onions are tender-crisp.
  • Sprinkle steak mixture with flour and stir to coat. Add beef broth and soy sauce and continue to stir over medium-low heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add orange marmalade and stir to incorporate.
  • Add broccoli and stir until sauce is distributed and is heated through (approximately 5 minutes).
  • Remove from heat and toss with green onions.
  • Serve over brown rice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg
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