Friday, February 25, 2011

Sweet potato Beef Stir-fry.....

New yummy recipe! (from clean eating magazine)

1lb eye round beef steak, sliced 1/8 inch thick, then cut into 1-inch strips
1/2 tsp sesame seed oil
1 tbsp unsweetened apple butter
1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 1/2 -inch slice fresh ginger, crushed
2 cups sweet potato, diced into 1-inch chunks
1 cup green beans
1 tsp olive oil
1 medium onion, thinly sliced

cooking instructions
* in a large bowl, mix beef with sesame seed oil, apple butter, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, garlic and ginger set aside
* bring 3 cups water to boil in a medium pot over high heat. add sweet potato, cook for 5-7 minutes, until soft but still firm. remove sweet potato with strainer or slotted spoon; do not drain water. return water to a boil. add beans and boil for 4 mins, until soft but still firm. drain
* add olive oil to a large wok or skillet over high heat. once hot, add beef mixture and onion, tossing quickly until done, about 3 or 4 mins. then toss in sweet potatoes and beans. cook 1 more minute.
*Serve and enjoy!


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    1 pound pork tenderloin ( I just buy the small tenderloin from WF)
    cut crosswise into 1 inch medallions.
    pinch of black pepper
    pinch of kosher salt
    1/2 TBS extra virgin olive oil (I used flaxseed oil) for the pan
    fresh rosemary (about 1 teaspoon)
    3 cloves of garlic diced
    1 red bell pepper
    1 yellow pepper
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  3. Nice recipe, Thanks for sharing it here. I really want to know on how to cook this with my recipe for stir fry sauce. I hope that I can cook it perfect so that I can make my own recipe.