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Budget Meals: Beef and Broccoli Lo Mein


Try this fast and tasty dish that beats the take out version

The Recipe

8oz pre-cooked Asian noodles
2 cups broccoli
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 tbs brown sugar
1 tbs  sesame oil
2 tsp corn starch
1 tbs ginger, grated
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tbs vegetable oil
1 lb skirt steak, sliced
2 spring onions, sliced

•  Mix soy sauce, ginger, garlic, brown sugar, red pepper flakes and corn starch in a bowl

•  Heat oil in a wok or pan, add steak and sauté for 2-3 minutes

•  Add broccoli and red bell pepper, stir through the soy sauce mixture

•  Cover and allow vegetables to steam for 1-2 minutes

•  Uncover and add noodles, tossing with beef and vegetables

•  Stir through sliced green onions and serve

•  Garnish with sesame seeds (optional)

The Finances

$2.89 pre-cooked Asian noodles
$1.46 broccoli
$1.37 red bell pepper
$0.43 soy sauce
$0.41 sesame oil
$0.26 ginger
$6.47 skirt steak
$0.67 spring onions

From the pantry

corn starch
vegetable oil
brown sugar
garlic

Grand Total: $13.96

 



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