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Stir-Fried Beef with Black Pepper & Basil
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Stir-Fried Beef with Black Pepper & Basil

Course: Main meal
Cuisine: Meat
Keyword: Beef Stir Fry
Servings: 4
Calories: 414 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil
  • 500 g (1lb 2oz) beef fillet finely sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2.5 cm (1 in) piece root ginger peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • a pinch of sugar
  • 1 tbs light soy sauce
  • 1 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 large handful basil leaves roughly torn
  1. Heat a wok over a high heat and add the oil.  Once hot add the sliced beef and stir-fry or 1-2 mins, or until turning golden brown.
  2. Add the garlic, ginger & black pepper and stir-fry for another minute, then add the sugar, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and basil leaves.  Mix well and serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

Recipe reproduced with kind permission from DBP

Nutrition Facts
Stir-Fried Beef with Black Pepper & Basil
Amount Per Serving (4 servings)
Calories 414 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 314mg14%
Potassium 414mg12%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.