Main Course: Korean Beef and Broccoli


  • 2 pounds lean ground meat, any kind
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced or 1 ¼ teaspoons garlic powder
  • ½ cup soy sauce, preferably low sodium
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ cup toasted seeds or nuts like almonds and sunflower seeds (optional)
  • 2 sliced green onions (optional)

Directions for Preparation

  1. In a large frying pan, cook the meat, onions, and garlic over medium heat. Stir continually breaking apart the larger pieces of meat as it cooks.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir together with the soy sauce, orange juice, water and corn starch until smooth.
  3. Once the meat is well-cooked, add the sauce. Cook for another five minutes or until the sauce is thickened.
  4. Cook for a few minutes until the flavours have melded together.
  5. Serve over rice with broccoli and top with green onions and nuts/seeds.

Serve this saucy meat dish over rice and broccoli. To figure how much you need to make, once serving of cooked rice and broccoli is ½ cup per person.

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