Beef and Broccoli

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Flank and bottom round steaks are inexpensive cuts that become deliciously tender in the slow cooker. They're great from a pressure cooker, too!

Beef and Broccoli
Photo: Blaine Moats
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • 2 cup sliced yellow onion

  • 1 ½ - 1 ¾ pound beef flank steak or beef bottom round steak, cut across the grain into 4 to 6 portions

  • ½ cup reduced-sodium beef broth

  • ½ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 3 tablespoon hoisin sauce

  • 2 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar or cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 5 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 tablespoon water

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 4 cup fresh broccoli florets

  • Toasted sesame seeds (optional)

Directions

Slow Cooker:

  1. Place onion and meat in a 3 1/2- to 4-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl combine broth, soy sauce, hoisin, brown sugar, vinegar, ginger, and garlic; pour over meat mixture. Cover; cook on low 8 to 10 hours. Remove meat, reserving onion and cooking liquid in cooker. Cover meat to keep warm. In a small bowl combine 3 Tbsp. water and the cornstarch. Turn heat setting to high. Stir into cooking liquid. Add broccoli. Cover; cook about 15 minutes more or until cooking liquid is thickened and bubbly and broccoli is crisp-tender. Slice meat thinly across the grain. Stir into broccoli mixture. If desired, top with sesame seeds. Serve over rice noodles or rice. Serves 6.

Pressure Cooker:

  1. Place onion and meat in a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. In a small bowl combine broth, soy sauce, hoisin, brown sugar, vinegar, ginger, and garlic; pour over meat mixture. Lock lid. Set on high pressure. Cook 15 minutes. Immediately release pressure. Remove meat; cover to keep warm. In a small bowl combine 3 Tbsp. water and the cornstarch. Stir into cooking liquid in cooker. Add broccoli. Using the saute setting, cook and stir until cooking liquid is thickened and bubbly and broccoli is crisp-tender. Slice meat thinly across the grain. Stir into broccoli mixture. If desired, top with sesame seeds. Serve over rice noodles or rice. Serves 6.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

273 Calories
8g Fat
23g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 273
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 843mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 49.5mg 248%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 2.8mg 16%
Potassium 1400mg 30%
Folate, total 62.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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