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Saucy Beef Broccoli Recipe, Ready in 25 Minutes

Broccoli has an undeserved bad rep among children. The green exterior of this superfood can be intimidating, but once cooked, the taste turns bitter to sweet. That’s why beef broccoli works well as a dish. The sweet and tender broccoli balances out the meaty flavor of the beef. 

Kids sometimes feel reluctant to eat this dish when they see the greens. But as a parent, you shouldn’t feel discouraged when the kiddos refuse to take a bite of any vegetable you serve. Children need lots of nutrition every day to grow healthy and strong. Eating junk food can fulfill hunger, but it lacks substance and essential nutrients. Around 3 out of 10 Filipino kids are too short or thin for their age, making them more susceptible to diseases. 

For a healthier future for young Filipinos, Knorr invites you to prepare nutritious, delicious, and budget-friendly meals. Let’s start with the classic beef broccoli recipe. This recipe takes only a few minutes as the Knorr Beef Cube adds delicious beef linamnam without having to marinate the meat before cooking. If your kids are picky eaters, cut the broccoli into tiny pieces. Now grab your apron and get to cooking!

Ingredients for Beef Broccoli Recipe

  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 pc red onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ¼ kg beef sirloin, sliced into strips
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 pc Knorr Beef Cubes
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • ½ kg broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch, dissolved in 1 to 2 tbsp water

How to Cook Beef Broccoli

Step 1

Heat a pan over medium heat. Pour in oil, and sauté onion and garlic until fragrant. Add beef and cook over high heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Take out beef from the pan to avoid overcooking.

Step 2

Add water into the pan and bring to a boil. Add Knorr Beef Cubes, oyster sauce, and broccoli. Stir well and simmer for 1 minute.

Step 3

Pour in dissolved cornstarch and simmer until sauce thickens. Return cooked beef into the pan. Adjust seasonings according to taste. Serve hot.  

Just like that, your family can enjoy nutri-sarap beef broccoli at home. No need to go for Chinese takeout anymore! Your happy tummy and wallet will thank you. You can switch the sirloin cut with cheaper alternatives like chuck roast. Other vegetables like carrots and snow peas can also be a great addition to this recipe. Planning the next meals for tomorrow’s lunch and dinner? Look no further! Try our ginisang monggo and pork and beans guisado recipes made with iron-fortified Knorr Pork Cube.

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