Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

Servings 4 people


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 pound 95% lean ground beef
  • 1/2 small head cabbage shredded
  • 1 medium red bell pepper de-seeded, de-ribbed and cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Heat a wok or large skillet coated with a little olive oil over medium-high heat; add 1 teaspoon of oil and the garlic; sauté for about 5 seconds.
  • Add ground beef and stir-fry until evenly browned. Stir in cabbage and bell pepper; cook until veggies are tender-crisp and beef is fully cooked.
  • Stir in soy sauce. In a cup, combine cornstarch and water; stir into wok or skillet; season with pepper; cook and stir until sauce has thickened.


NUTRITION per serving: 198 Calories; 3g Fat; 8g Protein; 10g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 16mg Cholesterol; 336mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fat. Points: 2 LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve a big green salad on the side. SERVING SUGGESTION: Add steamed red potatoes. KOSHER: Make sure beef is certified kosher. GLUTEN FREE: Make sure soy sauce is gluten-free. Use arrowroot starch instead of cornstarch.
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