Yes, I know it is Wednesday…. we will be back on schedule next week.
This recipe is courtesy of CreatingMyHappiness.com.
With all of the new restrictions on my eating, I feel like I am in a dinner rut? What about you? I keep having the same food every day, with no variety or mixing it up? I feel like my nose is twitching like a rabbit and I am waiting to cluck like a chicken when I laugh to hard. Most nights I am home by myself for dinner since hubby works the swing shift. I usually don’t like to cook much for just me. I cook two nights a week and then freeze for hubby’s meals but often leave myself with trying to figure out what to eat.
In a chicken rut, I needed a new recipe so I went on the proverbial hunt….
I wanted something simple, or it’s not happening. I love to cook but an not a fan of complex recipes. Fortunately, this dish, is really simple.
The recipe calls for butter and despite its bad rap, it isn’t horrible for you when placed in a recipe. The second is garlic. I love garlic despite the fact it is one of the no-no’s on my eating plan. With all of its good properties, it is not a good mix for me. UGH!!
Next add the mushrooms and brown them a bit. Toss in the steak strips, then the broccoli. It should only take a few minutes to cook. When the meat is brown, pour the sauce over it and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes until hot. We don’t eat white rice in our house, so I always use quinoa.
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp garlic, minced
8 oz mushrooms, sliced
1 lb stir fry steak strips
4 cups frozen broccoli
For the sauce:
2 tbsp sugar
2 tsbp teriyaki sauce
1/3 cup soy sauce
- In a small bowl mix the sauce ingredients until the sugar melts into the liquids, set aside.
- In a large skillet saute the butter and garlic over medium heat until fragrant. Add the mushrooms, spreading them out so they’re in a single layer. Cook for 2-3 minutes, flip, then cook an additional 2-3 minutes.
- Add the steak to the skillet and cook until browned. Reduce the heat, add the broccoli, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes, until the broccoli is almost tender.
- Stir the sauce again, then pour over the steak. Toss to coat and simmer for 2-3 minutes, until the sauce is hot
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Let me know if you try this and what you think….
Have a ThirtyOne-derful day!