Mission Delivery: Meal Planning and Fitness Edition Week 4

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Mission Delivery: Meal Planning and Fitness Edition

You Are in Charge!

Healthy Living=Healthy Choices

Week 4: Flank Steak Stir-Fry

Ingredients

Sauce

¾ cup reduced sodium vegetable broth

1 Tbsp. hoisin sauce

1 Tbsp. lite soy sauce

1 Tbsp. cornstarch

2 tsp. rice vinegar

1 tsp. toasted sesame oil

¼ tsp. red pepper flakes

 

Stir-Fry

 

2 tsp. canola oil

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 Tbsp. minced ginger

½ lb. lean flank steak, trimmed of excess fat, thinly sliced

3 cups broccoli florets

1 large red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and slices into thin strips

1 cup snow pears, trimmed

2 scallions, white part only, thinly sliced

¼ cup toasted, slivered almonds

 

  1. In a small bowl, combine ½ cup of the vegetable broth with the remaining sauce ingredients. Mix well and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, heat 1 tsp. of the canola oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and ginger, and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add the flank steak and stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove the steak from the pan and set aside.
  3. Add the remaining 1 tsp. of canola oil to the pan. Add the broccoli and peppers, and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the remaining ¼ cup of vegetable broth and the snow peas. Cover and steam until the snow peas are lightly cooked, but still crisp and green.
  4. Return the flank steak to the pan, add the sauce, and gently toss until the sauce is thickened, about 1 minute.
  5. Garnish with the scallions and almonds, and serve.

 

Week 4: Fitness

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-Your Mission Delivery Team

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