Beef & Broccoli Rice Recipe
1 lb Beef top round steak cut 3/4" thick
3 tbsp Butter, divided
2 Garlic cloves, crushed
1/4 tsp Salt
1/8 tsp Pepper
1 package Rice and vermicelli mix
-(6.8 oz.), beef-flavor
1/2 Cup chopped onion
2 1/2 cup Water
2 cup Frozen broccoli mixture defrosted
Cooking & preparation time: 30 min
1. Trim fat from beef steak; cut steak lengthwise in 1/2 and then
crosswise into 1/8"thick strips. Heat 1 Tbsp butter in large nonstick
skillet over medium-high heat until hot/ Add beef and garlic (1/2 at
a time) and stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef
is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet; season
with salt and pepper.
2. In same skillet, cook and stir rice mix, onion and remaining 2 Tbsp
butter over medium heat until vermicelli is golden brown. Stir in
water and contents of seasoning packet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat
to low; cover tightly and simmer 15 minutes.
3. Stir in vegetables; continue to cook 3 to 5 minutes or until rice
is tender. Return beef; heat through.
* COOKFDN brings you this recipe with permission from: * Texas Beef
Council -- http://www.txbeef.org
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