Stir-Fry Beef and Spaghetti

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Stir-Fry Beef and Spaghetti
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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Spaghetti, Fusilli or Linguine, uncooked
  • 4 tbsp. cornstarch, divided
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. dry sherry (optional)
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 12 oz. boneless beef round steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 cup)
  • 1 large onion, cut into chunks (2 cups)
  • 1 10- oz. package frozen cut green beans, thawed and drained
  • Toasted sesame seeds (optional)

Preparation

Preparation

1 In a small bowl, blend 1 tablespoon each of the cornstarch and soy sauce, sherry, garlic, ginger and pepper.

2 Add beef; marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. In a small bowl, blend remaining 3 tablespoons cornstarch into water. Stir in remaining 1/3 cup soy sauce.

3 Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.

4 Add 1 teaspoon oil to pasta, toss to coat. In a medium skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add meat mixture and stir-fry for 1 minute.

5 Remove meat mixture from heat. In the same skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil.

6 Add carrots and onion and stir-fry until tender-crisp.

7 Stir in meat, cornstarch mixture and green beans. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and translucent.

8 Arrange hot pasta on warm serving platter, and top with meat mixture.

9 Garnish with sesame seeds, if desired.

Source: National Pasta Association