Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

Your family will love this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe!

Our schedule is so crazy but even on super busy days, I can still make this easy beef stir fry recipe. It literally takes minutes and I can throw this together.

I don’t think I can even get take out in less time than it takes to make this amazing meal. Plus, I’m saving money and feeding my family an amazing meal.

Another plus…..this meal is frugal! You are going to love saving time and money!

Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

The beef is really tender and has great flavor from the delicious seasonings. The bell peppers not only look gorgeous but taste great.

If you enjoyed our easy chicken stir fry recipe, you will definitely like this easy beef stir fry. So good!

Our family just loves stir fry and it is super easy to make.

Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

What do you serve with this quick beef stir fry?

It is really good with rice. I actually have a tip to make dinner even easier and faster.

Learn how to freeze rice and you can make this meal even easier. I love to grab the rice from the freezer in the morning and when we come home it is all ready to reheat and serve.

We do this for lots of meals and it helps put together a quick meal. This saves a ton of time so I would definitely recommend doing this.

If you aren’t freezing rice, you should be!

Now, another tasty option is to serve the beef mixture in tortilla shells. We sometimes do this with leftovers if we are craving fajitas.

It is so good. If you are watching your carbs, just enjoy the beef and veggie mixture alone. It is so flavorful that you won’t even miss anything!

Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

What ingredients are needed for this easy to make beef stir fry:

  • 2 lbs beef, cut into ¼ inch strip
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thick
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced thick
  • ½ white onion, sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

How to Make Beef Stir Fry:

In a large skillet, saute the beef in the oil  for about 10 minutes.

Add in the peppers, onion, carrots, water, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic and sesame oil.

Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes or until the peppers are soft.

Serve over cooked rice. Keep reading for the full recipe.

Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

How do you make stir fry beef tender?

There are a few tips to try to make sure your beef is tender. You can marinade the meat but what if you don’t have time for that?

Another option is to use a meat mallet to tenderize the meat before cooking. This is quick and very easy.

You can also just cook the meat very slowly and on low. This will help to make sure the meat is tender.

Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

Now you know how to cook stir fry beef strips tender!

This is so very easy and the results are fabulous!

Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

What type of Beef for Stir Fry?

You can use flank steak or skirt steak and both will turn out great.I often use what I have on hand or is on sale at the grocery store. Just use what you have!

By shopping when things are on sale I save money on groceries and it really helps our budget. Saving money and feeding a big family can be accomplished.

I cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning! Save that money for something else!

Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

Other ideas to try with healthy beef stir fry:

You can add or omit veggies depending on what your preference is. It is super easy to adapt this meal.

Try adding:

  • green onion
  • teriyaki sauce
  • sesame seeds
  • stir fry vegetables
  • snow peas
  • and more!

Just use what your family likes.

Teriyaki beef stir fry is a hit around here.

Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.

Make sure you have a good skillet for this easy beef stir fry recipe.

We use a cast iron skillet and it’s perfect for this recipe. I have the Lodge cast iron skillet but you can see all the different brands here.

Cast iron is amazing! You can make so many different recipes and they are great for skillet recipes.

If you are not already cooking with one, you should! They are amazing and the food cooks so evenly.

Tip for making healthy beef stir fry.

Now this recipe calls for sliced bell peppers and onions sliced thickly. However, if you have children that are picky sometimes that won’t work.

If you need to dice the veggies thin so that the kids will eat them, that is totally fine as well.

I actually keep diced onions and peppers in the freezer for recipes as well. Learn and  how to freeze onions and also how to freeze peppers to save so much time in the kitchen!

This is one of the ways I meal prep and it makes meal time so much easier. I love being able to grab the sliced bell peppers from the freezer for this stir fry dish and other recipes.

It really helps make cooking dinner on busy weeknights much easier. Anytime I can save a few minutes, I am all about it!

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Beef Stir Fry Recipe

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Skip take out and make this easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe instead. In just minutes, this meal with flavorful veggies and tender beef will be ready to enjoy.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine Chinese
Course Main Course
Calories 445
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs beef cut into ¼ inch strip
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced thick
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced thick
  • 1/2 white onion sliced
  • 2 medium carrots sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, saute the beef in the oil for about 10 minutes.
  • Add in the peppers, onion, carrots, water, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic and sesame oil.
  • Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes or until the peppers are soft.
  • Serve over cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 445kcal, Carbohydrates 6g, Protein 28g, Fat 33g, Saturated Fat 14g, Cholesterol 107mg, Sodium 663mg, Potassium 632mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 3g, Vitamin A 4186IU, Vitamin C 57mg, Calcium 47mg, Iron 3mg

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