Slow Cooker Beef with Broccoli

Framed Cooks

Ready in: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Gluten Free
Dairy Free

Ingredients

  • 3 cups broccoli (I like to use both the florets and stalks, but you can use florets only if you like)
    Produce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
    Baking
  • 1 cup chicken broth
    Canned and Jarred
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
    Baking
  • 1½ pounds flank steak, cut into strips
    Meat
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce (don't use the full sodium stuff, it will be too salty!)
    Ethnic Foods;Condiments
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
    Ethnic Foods

Steps

  • Place beef in slow cooker.
  • Mix up broth, soy sauce, sesame oil and brown sugar and pour over beef. Cover and cook on low for 3 hours until meat is tender.
  • Remove about cup of the liquid from the slow cooker and whisk cornstarch into it. Return the mixture to the slow cooker and stir.
  • Add broccoli and replace lid.Increase heat to high and cook for another 20 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 393.9  cal  (19.7%)
  • Fat: 12.4  g  (19.08%)
  • Saturated Fat: 4.07  g  (25.44%)
  • Carbohydrates: 30.05  g  (10.02%)
  • Sugar: 19.31  g  (21.45%)
  • Cholesterol: 102.06  mg  (34.02%)
  • Sodium: 1041.63  mg  (45.29%)
  • Protein: 39.77  g  (79.53%)
  • Vitamin C: 64.99  mg  (78.78%)
  • Selenium: 52.44  µg  (74.92%)
  • Vitamin K: 71.86  µg  (68.44%)
  • Vitamin B3: 12.06  mg  (60.29%)
  • Vitamin B6: 1.2  mg  (59.76%)
  • Zinc: 6.92  mg  (46.16%)
  • Phosphorus: 421.17  mg  (42.12%)
  • Vitamin B12: 1.57  µg  (26.19%)
  • Potassium: 905.52  mg  (25.87%)
  • Iron: 3.82  mg  (21.24%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.31  mg  (18.17%)
  • Folate: 68.69  µg  (17.17%)
  • Vitamin B5: 1.56  mg  (15.6%)
  • Magnesium: 61.4  mg  (15.35%)
  • Manganese: 0.29  mg  (14.7%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.18  mg  (12.14%)
  • Copper: 0.21  mg  (10.48%)
  • Calcium: 90.27  mg  (9.03%)
  • Vitamin A: 426.37  IU  (8.53%)
  • Fiber: 2.0  g  (7.99%)
  • Vitamin E: 1.07  mg  (7.16%)

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