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RECIPE: Slow Cooker Beef & Broccoli

A hearty dinner that’s full of ANTIOXIDANTS and fiber from that superfood broccoli. And this slow cooker beef & broccoli is super delicious, too!

Slow Cooker Beef & Broccoli
A hearty dinner that’s full of ANTIOXIDANTS and fiber from that superfood broccoli. And this slow cooker beef & broccoli is super delicious, too!
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Ingredients
  1. 1 1/2 lbs beef chuck steak, sliced into thin 1 1/2-inch long strips
  2. 1/2 yellow onion, sliced into 2 portions
  3. 1 cup low-sodium beef broth
  4. 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  5. 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  6. 1/3 cup slightly packed coconut sugar
  7. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  8. Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  9. 2 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
  10. 3 cups broccoli florets, diced into bite size pieces
  11. Sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)
Instructions
  1. Add beef and onion portions to a slow cooker. In a mixing bowl whisk together beef broth, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar and garlic. Season mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Pour mixture over beef and onions in slow cooker. Cover with lid and cook on low heat 2 1/2 – 3 1/2 hours, until meat has cooked through.
  2. Ladle out 1/4 cup of the broth from slow cooker and pour into a bowl. Add cornstarch and whisk until smooth then return broth mixture to slow cooker and gently stir. Add in broccoli pieces and cover slow cooker with lid, then increase to high heat and cook 20 minutes longer, or until broccoli is tender and sauce has thickened slightly. Remove onion pieces. Serve warm over brown rice sprinkled with optional sesame seeds. Enjoy!
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