Saturday, June 20, 2009
Day 145: Oriental Beef and Broccoli
6 medium carrots, cut into one inch pieces
2 medium onions, cut into wedges
1 1/2 pounds beef round steak, bias-sliced into 1/2 inch strips
1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup water
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 3/4 oz envelope beef gravy mix
4 cups broccoli florets
3 cups hot cooked rice
1. In slow cooker place carrots, onions, beef strips, ginger, and garlic. Stir together water, soy sauce, and beef gravy mix. Pour over meat and vegetables in cooker.
2. Cover and cook on low heat setting for 8-10 hours or on high heat setting for 4-5 hours.
3. If using low heat setting, turn to high heat setting. Stir in broccoli florets. Cover and cook 15 minutes more or until brocolli is crisp-tender. Serve over hot rice.
Although the picture and title of this recipe look and sound good it unfortunately, was not. It was not good at all. Boo hoo! I was excited all day to eat this and I was very disappointed when I tried it. It had no flavor. It needed something else, although I don't know what. Any ideas? 2 stars.
Recipe Source: Better Homes and Gardens Biggest Book of Slow Cooker Recipes