Stir-Fry Beef & Spinach with Noodles

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef round tip steaks, 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick
  • 6 ounces uncooked thin spaghetti
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, stems removed, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • Marinade:2 tablespoons chopped red chili peppers
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Directions

  • Stack beef steaks; cut lengthwise in half and then crosswise into 1-inch wide strips. Combine marinade ingredients; add beef, tossing to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; keep warm.
  • Remove beef from marinade; reserve marinade. Heat large nonstick wok or skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef (1/2 at a time) and stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; keep warm.
  • In same skillet, combine pasta, spinach, water chestnuts, green onions and reserved marinade; cook until spinach is wilted and mixture is heated through, stirring occasionally. Return beef to skillet; mix lightly. Garnish with chili peppers.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 474
  Calories from Fat 164 (35%)
(28%)Total Fat 18g
(32%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
(25%)Cholesterol 74mg
(29%)Sodium 689mg
(29%)Potassium 1002mg
Total Carbohydrate 48g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(64%)Protein 32g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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