Menu Plan for Winter I: Week 6, Day 6


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Ground Beef and Savoy Cabbage Lo Mein

Cooking time:  25 minutes for menu      Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

        I like using ground beef in stir-fries - it's economical, easy...  And I have a hard time finding tender beef here without paying a fortune. We're using the other half of the green pepper....

Ground Beef and Savoy Cabbage Lo Mein

Total time: 25 minutes  
   Stir-fries cook quickly and are very flexible when it comes to ingredients.  I always try for a mix of colors, textures and flavors... Savoy cabbage works in place of the more traditional bok choy.

Ground Beef and Savoy Cabbage Lo Mein Ingredients:


Note:  To measure pasta. 4oz  (120gr) is about 1 1/4" (3cm) diameter bunch (make a circle with thumb and index finger - you want it a little bigger than an American quarter, about the size of a 2 euro coin)

Cooking schedule: 25 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
skillet with lid, pot and colander for pasta

Put water on high heat for pasta
Slice onion
Mince garlic, ginger
Slice carrot, pepper, cabbage
Heat oil, sauté onion, pepper, carrot
Cook pasta

Add garlic, ginger, cabbage, to skillet, sauté
Remove vegetables
Add beef, brown, break up
Return vegetables, add stock, cover, simmer
Dissolve cornstarch in sherry, soy sauce
      Pause while it all finishes
Thicken sauce for Lo Mein
Drain pasta
Add pasta to Lo Mein, combine

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