Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

A very simple Chinese stir fry dish which is fabulous in taste. Serve with hot steamed rice.


4 servings


2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 small head cabbage, shredded
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon ground black pepper


Heat a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat, and add oil. Saute garlic for about 5 seconds, then add ground beef. Stir-fry until beef is evenly brown. Stir in cabbage and pepper, and cook until vegetables are tender, and beef is fully cooked. Stir in soy sauce. Mix together cornstarch and water, and stir in. Season with pepper. Cook, stirring, until sauce has thickened.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 280; Total Fat: 22.1 g; Cholesterol: 48 mg; Sodium: 508 mg; Total Carbs: 9.5 g; Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g; Protein: 11.6 g

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