A very simple Chinese stir-fry dish that is fabulous in taste. I saw my husband going for two additional servings of it and I had to remind him to leave some for the rest of the family! Serve with hot steamed rice.
– 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
– 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
– ½ pound of ground beef
– ½ small head of cabbage, shredded
– 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
– 2 tablespoons soy sauce
– 1 teaspoon cornstarch
– ½ cup of cold water
– 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste
– 1 pinch of salt, to taste
Directions / Instructions
Heat a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat, and add oil. Saute garlic for about 5 seconds, then add ground beef. Stir-fry until beef is evenly brown, 5 to 7 minutes; drain excess fat.
Stir in cabbage and pepper, and cook until vegetables are tender and beef is fully cooked. Stir in soy sauce. Mix together cornstarch and water, and stir in. Season with pepper; add salt to taste. Cook, stirring until the sauce has thickened.
Per Serving: 280 calories; protein 11.6g; carbohydrates 9.5g; fat 22.1g; cholesterol 48.2mg; sodium 547.3mg.
Source – cooking365.co.za