Beef with Broccoli and Onions (Freezer Meal)

This freezer meal was really good...I liked the flavor and I always love broccoli. It has a lot more meat in it than I usually cook with, but Mike wasn't complaining about that :-). The recipe comes from 30 Day Gourmet and 1 recipe, which I have put below, makes 6 servings.

- 1 1/2 lbs. round or sirloin steak, trimmed
- 1 1/4 c. water
- 2 T. dried onion flakes
- 1 1/2 t. onion powder
- 1 T. beef bouillon granules
- 1 1/2 t. dried parsley
- 1 T. packed brown sugar
- 2 T. soy sauce
- 16 oz. frozen broccoli

On Hand:
- 1/4 c. water
- 2 T. cornstarch
- 12 oz. linguine (we had ours over brown rice)

Assembly Directions:
-Slice beef into thin strips. Spray pan with cooking spray. Brown the steak in batches until all steak has been cooked. Remove from pan and cool. Mix remaining ingredients in a bowl.

Freezing Directions:
-Place steak in a freezer bag or rigid freezer container. Pour sauce over steak. Seal, label and freeze. (we put the broccoli in the bag was originally an on hand item)

Serving Directions: (write on bag)
-Thaw in refrigerator. Make pasta (or rice) according to package directions. Drain sauce off steak into a frying pan. Heat on med-high until boiling. Mix water and cornstarch in a separate bowl or cup. Pour mixture into sauce. Return to boiling and reduce heat. Mixture will thicken. Add the meat and broccoli to the sauce and mix to coat. Heat until warm. Serve over pasta (or rice).


Melissa said...

I'm glad it turned out OK! I was worried I was going to check in and find out it didn't taste very good. We defrosted our teriyaki chicken to use tonight but I ended up not having time to cook it, so I'm going to try it out tomorrow night. Did Kelly give you guys all copies of the recipes?