Beef Stir Fry

Beef Stir Fry

Stir fries are the best way to use up leftover vegetables. They are also so quick and easy on weeknights and are always a crowd pleaser. Instead of using a store-bought sauce, this recipe uses a homemade sauce full of whole foods.


Brown rice1 cup250 mL
Pepper, diced1 cup250 mL
Carrots, chopped1 cup250 mL
Onion, diced½ cup125 mL
Broccoli, chopped1 cup250 mL
Ginger, minced1 Tbsp15 mL
Olive oil1 Tbsp15 mL
Peanut butter, natural3 Tbsp45 mL
Low sodium soy sauce¼ cup60 mL
Rice vinegar½ Tbsp7.5 mL
Maple syrup (or honey)1 Tbsp15 mL
Sesame seed oil1 tsp5 mL
Chili powder1 tsp5 mL
Garlic powder1 tsp5 mL
Olive oil1 Tbsp15 mL
Sirloin steak, cubed2 cups500 mL
Beef Stir Fry Label Nutrition Label / Nutrition Facts


  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.
  2. While rice is cooking, heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium-heat. Add vegetables and ginger and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. While vegetables are cooking, add the peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, maple syrup, sesame seed oil, chili powder and garlic powder. Set aside.
  4. Add cubed steak to the vegetables in the frying pan and sauté for another 5 minutes until the steak is brown on the outside and slightly pink on the inside.
  5. Add the sauce to the frying pan and sauté for 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Split the rice four ways and add the vegetable and meat mixture to the bed of brown rice.
  7. Serve immediately or freeze in individual portions.

Makes 4 servings (271 g /serving).  1 serving =  1 ½ cups