Choice Recipes: Saigon Beef!

IFBB Pro Bethany Howlett shares some of her tasty, healthy recipes!

Saigon Beef


    10 ounces uncooked Chinese noodles (mein)
    2 teaspoons roasted peanut oil
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    1 pound top round, trimmed of fat and sliced against the grain into thin strips
    1/2 cup water
    2 cups thinly shredded romaine lettuce
    1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, chopped salt and ground black pepper to taste


    Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add Chinese noodles and cook 3 minutes, until just tender. Drain and set aside.

    Meanwhile, set wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add oil and swirl to coat pan. Add garlic and stir-fry 1 minute. Add beef and stir-fry 3 minutes, until browned on all sides, stirring constantly. Add 1/2 cup water and simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat and season to taste with salt and pepper.

    Divide noodles among 4 dinner plates. Top with lettuce and then beef mixture. Sprinkle peanuts over top and serve.

Nutritional Facts

    Yield: 6 servings

    Nutritional Facts (Per Serving)

    Calories: 428
    Fat: 14 G
    Protein: 36 G
    Carbohydrates: 54 G

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God Bless and Good Health Always,