Stir-fried beef with tomatoes
* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes
, such as top round, at least 1-in. thick
In a jar, combine wine with soy, ketchup, garlic and cornstarch. Seal, then shake to dissolve cornstarch. Set aside. Slice steak across the grain into thin bite-size strips. Cut onion in half and thinly slice. Thinly slice celery. Core and seed green pepper, then cut into bite-size strips. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan or wok set over high heat. Add steak. Stir-fry just until meat changes colour, about 3 minutes. Remove from pan, leaving all juices. Add onion and stir constantly for 2 minutes. Add celery, green pepper, salt and water. Stir constantly for 3 minutes. Quarter tomatoes and add. Return steak to pan. Shake sauce and add. Stir constantly until boiling, about 3 minutes. Then stir constantly until thickened, at least 3 minutes. Add cayenne, if using. Great over noodles.
Nutrition (per serving)
A little wine elevates inexpensive lean round steak to sophisticated status.