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Oriental Beef and Couscous

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Category: Low Fat, Grains, Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Couscous
  • 1/2 c Apricot Preserves; all-fruit
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  • 1 tb Soy Sauce, low sodium
  • 1/2 ts Ginger root; Grated
  • 1/8 ts Red Pepper; crushed
  • 3/4 lb Beef Flank; trimmed
  • 1 c Mushrooms; Sliced, fresh
  • 1 md Green Pepper; strips (1 cup)
  • 1 md Red Pepper; strips (1 cup)
  • 2 Green Onions; 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tb Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 ts Cornstarch


Cook couscous according to package directions on the range top, except
omit margarine or butter and salt.

For sauce, stir together preserves, soy sauce, gingerroot, and crushed red
pepper; set aside. thinly slice steak on the bias into bite-size strips.

Place beef strips in a 1 1/2-quart casserole. Cover and micro-cook on
100% power (high) for 5 or 6 minutes. (low-wattage ovens: 8 to 9 minutes)
or till meat is tender, stirring after 3 minutes. Remove meat and discard

In the casserole place mushrooms, green and red pepper strips, and green
onions. Pour sauce mixture over the vegetables. Toss gently till mixed.
Cover and micro-cook on high for 4 to 5 minutes (low wattage ovens: 7 to 8
minutes) or till pepper strips are crisp-tender, stirring after every

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