This is a simple but delicious meal and especially for those who are watching their waists, hips, abs…and hearts! Apart from its simplicity, it is also cheap and uses veggies that are easy to find at your local market or store. And then it is a time saver and is quick to make. Here goes:
1/4 lb Lean beef cubed(the amount depends on how many you are cooking for)
half a medium size red or white onion halved then quartered
2 large carrots sliced at an angle
1 small courgette sliced at an angle
1 small purple egg plant
1 cup sliced baby Bella mushrooms
1/3 of a small green cabbage chunkily chopped
1/4 cup green onions chopped
1/2 large tomato halved then quartered
1/4 red pepper halved then quartered
1.4 cup chopped cilantro
1 small cup Mahatma Jasmine rice
4 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
4 tablespoons water or beef or vegetable broth
salt to taste
After prepping everything and setting it on your cooking table, We are now ready to sizzle!
Turn the heat on to medium high and place non-stick pan on fire, add 2 tbsps of oil and let heat for 1 minute. Wash the beef and pat dry with cloth and add to pan. Stir and let sear for 2 minutes. Add onions, carrots and stir…let cook for 2 mins. Add courgette, eggplant…stir. Add cabbage, mushrooms, tomato, red pepper, green onions & cilantro. Turn heat to high. Add water or broth and salt to taste and stir. Let cook for another 2 minute. Turn off heat and let cook as heat cools. Serve immediately with boiled or steamed rice.
Rice..Bring two cups of water to boil on high heat. Add 2 tsp oil (and pinch of salt if desired). Add 1 small cup of rice. Stir and reduce heat to medium high. Let boil with no cover until water subsides to below the rice (about 8 minutes). Cover and reduce heat to medium low for another 5 minutes. Turn off heat and serve with beef veggie stir fry.
Finish off your meal with a bunch of your favorite fruit and a glass of water or juice!
Serves 2 to 4 depending on your portions! I made this for just me and the Hubs!
Try out the recipe and let me know how that goes by dropping me a comment. Also share some of your favorite recipes with me here. Hope you enjoy!