Takeout Style Beef and Broccoli

A healthy beef and broccoli recipe that gives you the taste of takeout in your own home.

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 10 minutesCook: 12 minutesTotal: 22 minutes
Servings: 3 servings 1x


  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1lb flank steak or skirt steak
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/3 cup coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup beef broth
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Add broccoli florets and 1/4 water to a pan
  2. Heat on high until water bubbles
  3. Reduce heat and cover the pan. Steam for 5 minutes
  4. Remove steamed broccoli from the pan and drain
  5. Tenderize and pound beef with a metal meat tenderizer
  6. Slice beef into small strips
  7. Heat avocado oil in large frying pan, saute pan, or wok over medium heat
  8. Add beef to the warm oil in the  pan and saute on medium for 3 minutes tossing frequently
  9. While the beef cooks mix coconut aminos, beef broth, fresh garlic, and fresh ginger in a small bowl to make a sauce
  10. Add cooked broccoli and sauce to the pan with the beef and increase the heat to medium high
  11. Cook for about a minute until the sauce bubbles
  12. While that cooks combine arrowroot starch and water in a small bowl
  13. Push beef and broccoli to one side and pour arrowroot mixture into the pan
  14. Stir quickly as the sauce thickens
  15. Toss beef and broccoli in the sauce and simmer for another 2 minute
  16. Remove from heat and serve with rice, noodles, or cauliflower rice
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