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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


1 pound beef round steak, cut in strips
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1 cup sliced green onions
1 package frozen broccoli (14 ounces)
1 cup chopped green pepper
½ cup Thai peanut sauce
½ cup fat free beef broth
2 teaspoons cornstarch
¼ cup chopped cilantro
¼ cup chopped dry roasted peanuts


  1. Stir fry beef in oil until browned.
  2. Add vegetables and cover, cooking until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Thicken broth with cornstarch; add peanut sauce. Stir sauce into beef mixture. Cover and heat about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in cilantro. Spoon stir fry to serving dish and garnish with peanuts.
Total time: 25 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 8 1-cup servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 191 Calories from Fat 80
Total Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Sodium 367 mg
Carbohydrate 10 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 222 g
Exchange 1 starch, 3 lean meat
Carbohydrate Units 1

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