Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Gingered Beef and Vegetables

This was a great recipe! My kids all ate plenty and loved the veggies :)
It makes great leftovers too.

1 1/2 lbs boneless beef round steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
4 medium carrots, sliced
1/2 C sliced scallions
2 garlic cloves
1 1/2 C water
2 Tbs soy sauce
2 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 1/2 tsp instant beef bouillon
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
3 Tbs cornstarch
3 Tbs cold water
1/2 C chopped red bell pepper
2 C sugar snap peas
Cooked rice

1) In a slow cooker, combine beef, carrots, scallions and garlic. In a medium bowl, combine the water, soy sauce, ginger, bouillon, and crushed red pepper; pour over mixture in cooker.
2) Cover; cook on low-heat setting 9 to 10 hours or high for 4.5 to 5 hours.
3) In a small bowl combine cornstarch and 3 Tbs cold water; stir into meat mixture along with bell pepper. Cover; cook 20 to 30 minutes more (on high heat setting) until thickened, stirring once. Stir in sugar snap peas. Serve with rice.

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