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Ginger Beef Stir Fry

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $3.78 One serving costs about $3.78

$3.78 per serving

3 people like this recipe

3 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,dairy-free,healthy,gluten free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:87%

Spoonacular Score: 87%

 

Ginger Beef Stir Fry might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe makes 4 servings with 398 calories, 31g of protein, and 12g of fat each. For $3.74 per serving, this recipe covers 32% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have salad lettuce, bell pepper, onion, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the orange marmalade you could follow this main course with the Orange Marmalade Cookies with Orange Zest Icing as a dessert. 3 people have made this recipe and would make it again. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 87%. This score is great. Try Mongolian Beef Stir-Fry, Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry, and Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
8 oz
8 oz canned water chestnuts
canned water chestnuts
3 medium
3 medium carrots
carrots
6 oz
6 oz fresh ginger root
fresh ginger root
0.44 cloves
0.44 cloves garlic
garlic
1 large
1 large green bell pepper
green bell pepper
1 qt
1 qt lettuce
lettuce
1 medium
1 medium onion
onion
0.25 cups
0.25 cups orange marmalade
orange marmalade
0.25 cups
0.25 cups soy sauce
soy sauce
1 lb
1 lb top sirloin steak
top sirloin steak
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
vegetable oil
8 oz canned water chestnuts
8 oz
canned water chestnuts
3 medium carrots
3 medium
carrots
6 oz fresh ginger root
6 oz
fresh ginger root
0.44 cloves garlic
0.44 cloves
garlic
1 large green bell pepper
1 large
green bell pepper
1 qt lettuce
1 qt
lettuce
1 medium onion
1 medium
onion
0.25 cups orange marmalade
0.25 cups
orange marmalade
0.25 cups soy sauce
0.25 cups
soy sauce
1 lb top sirloin steak
1 lb
top sirloin steak
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
2 Tbsps
vegetable oil

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
wok
wok
frying pan
frying pan
wok
wok


Instructions

  1. Thinly slice sirloin against grain in 1 inch wide strips. Cut each water chestnut in half. In a large skillet or wok, quickly brown sirloin in hot oil. Stir in chestnuts, carrots, onion, garlic and ginger until onion is soft. Stir in pepper and lettuce for one minute. Stir in marmalade and soy sauce. Cook, stirring about 2 minutes. Serve at once.
  2. Makes 4 servings.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.78
Ingredient
8 ounces canned water chestnuts
3 mediums carrots
6 ounces fresh ginger root
4 cloves garlic
1 large green bell pepper
1 quart lettuce
1 medium onion
¼ cups orange marmalade
¼ cups soy sauce
1 pound top sirloin steak
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Price
$1.30
$0.32
$0.94
$0.27
$0.50
$3.49
$0.24
$0.49
$0.39
$7.05
$0.11
$15.10

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can reduce your sodium intake by choosing lower-sodium soy sauce.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free soy sauce!

  • To make this recipe more nutritious, skip the iceberg lettuce and choose some darker leafy greens higher in vitamin K like romaine, kale, spinach, etc.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • Carrots can be stored in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks. The starch in the carrots will turn to sugar over time, but this is not a problem, they'll just taste sweeter. The academy lesson about carrots contains more useful information.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

  • Bell peppers are unfortunately on the "dirty dozen" list compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). You might want to buy them organic when you can.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
400 Calories
31g Protein
11g Total Fat
45g Carbs
57% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
400
20%

Fat
11g
18%

  Saturated Fat
7g
46%

Carbohydrates
45g
15%

  Sugar
23g
26%

Cholesterol
66mg
22%

Sodium
952mg
41%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
31g
63%

Vitamin A
8995IU
180%

Vitamin K
69µg
66%

Vitamin B6
1mg
61%

Vitamin C
49mg
59%

Selenium
36µg
52%

Vitamin B3
9mg
47%

Manganese
0.77mg
39%

Zinc
5mg
37%

Potassium
1290mg
37%

Phosphorus
368mg
37%

Fiber
7g
31%

Folate
113µg
28%

Iron
4mg
24%

Magnesium
83mg
21%

Copper
0.4mg
20%

Vitamin B1
0.28mg
19%

Vitamin B12
1µg
18%

Vitamin B2
0.3mg
18%

Vitamin B5
1mg
14%

Vitamin E
1mg
13%

Calcium
118mg
12%

covered percent of daily need

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