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Ground Beef Stir Fry

Ground Beef Stir Fry

Tasty low-carb meals are the best of both worlds! This dinner is satisfying, quick and healthy. Such a perfect meal for busy weeknights and great for Asian food lovers. 

Course Dinner
Cuisine American/Asian
Keyword Ground Beef Stir Fry, Hamburger Stir Fry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 adults
Author Heather

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef *15% lean
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil *divided into 2 portions
  • 1 lg brown onion *cut into strips, about 1 1/2 cups
  • 4 lg straight neck yellow squash *spiralized
  • 2 tbsp crushed garlic *about 5-6 cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup Hoisin
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red chili pepper flakes *1/4 tsp for mild, 1 tsp for a little more spice

Instructions

  1. Prepare veggies and measure remaining ingredients.

    Place a large frying pan or wok over high heat for about 1 min. Add half (1 1/2 tbsp) sesame oil and when the pan just starts to smoke add hamburger. Stir fry until meat is cooked through, about 8 mins. At around the 6 min mark add in ginger and garlic and continue stir frying for the remaining 2 mins. 

    Remove hamburger from pan.

  2. Place pan back on high heat. Add remaining oil and when pan just starts to smoke toss in onions strips. Stir fry for 2-3 mins. 

    Add in crushed pepper and yellow squash. Stir fry for another 3-4 minutes or until squash becomes slightly tender and starts to loose its moisture. 

    Add in cooked ground beef and hoisin. Continue stir frying or an additional 1-2 mins. 

    Please see stir frying tips above if you are new to stir frying. 

Recipe Notes

*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*