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.
Servings 6
Calories 382 kcal
Chef Julia -


  • 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


  1. Steam broccoli in microwave per package instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat olive oil and begin to saute steak.
  3. When steak is just no longer pink, add onions and garlic. Continue sauteing until onions are tender-crisp.
  4. 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.
  5. Add orange marmalade and stir to incorporate.
  6. Add broccoli and stir until sauce is distributed and is heated through (approximately 5 minutes).
  7. Remove from heat and toss with green onions.
  8. Serve over brown rice.
Nutrition Facts
Orange Beef and Broccoli
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 382 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 0mg0%
Potassium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 0mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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