Sesame Beef Stir-Fry

  • Yield: servings


4ounces whole-grain noodles,
cooked al dente
2teaspoons olive oil
2tablespoons finely chopped peeled
fresh ginger
1 1 to 2tablespoons finely chopped garlic
3 chopped green onions
2cups shredded cabbage
1cup carrots, sliced on diagonal
1cup chopped yellow onion
1medium green bell pepper, julienned
1tablespoon sesame oil
12ounces flank steak cut in thin strips
2tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
3 to 4cups lower sodium chicken broth
1 to 2teaspoons salt
Fresh ground pepper
sesame seeds (for garnish, optional)


1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain well; transfer to mixing bowl and set aside.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add ginger, garlic, green onions, cabbage, carrots, onion and bell pepper; saute 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Transfer to bowl with the pasta.

3. Heat sesame oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef and soy sauce; saute for two minutes or until beef is nearly cooked. Add the broth, reserved vegetables and noodles and bring to a boil. Add salt and pepper. Cook until heated through, about 3 minutes.