Quick beef & broccoli noodles

Quick beef & broccoli noodles

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(37 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4
Quick, tasty, low-fat and it uses your storecupboard basics. A perfect mid-week meal

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal352
  • fat9g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs39g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre4g
  • protein33g
  • salt3g
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  • 3 blocks egg noodles
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into small florets



    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 400g pack beef stir-fry strips



    The classic cut of meat for a British Sunday roast, beef is full of flavour, as well as being a…

  • sliced spring onion
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

For the sauce

  • 3 tbsp low-salt soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce (not oyster stir-fry sauce)
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 thumb-sized knob ginger, peeled and finely grated



    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar


  1. Start by making up the sauce. Mix the ingredients together in a small bowl. Boil the noodles according to pack instructions. A minute before they are ready, tip in broccoli.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a wok until very hot, then stir-fry the beef for 2-3 mins until well browned. Tip in the sauce, give it a stir, let it simmer for a moment, then turn off the heat. Drain the noodles, stir into the beef and serve straight away, scattered with spring onions.

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14th Feb, 2012
Quick to make and tasty, I added in mangetout.
22nd Nov, 2011
Really tasty and so quick to make.
20th Jun, 2011
Tasty, classy .. and a little bit cheeky.
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23rd Mar, 2011
Very deliciuos. I doubled the sauce and the broccoli.
10th Mar, 2011
i tried half the portion, and added carrots as suggested. i loved it very much. the sauce was great without ketchup, too. i'm sure i'll cook this recipe again and will suggest to others! :)
2nd Dec, 2010
I added pak choi, and a little bit of sugar to the sauce, though it was missing ginger and white wine vinegar, was nice, and took minutes to make! The beef was delicious in that sauce!
26th Nov, 2010
really delicious and filling. i skipped the tomato sauce part as, for me, there are too many additives and sugar in it. i used mirin instead of white wine vinegar and added sesame seeds too. lovely.
9th Aug, 2010
Delicious. I added pak choi.
27th Sep, 2009
A family favourite!
18th Jul, 2009
Lovely flavour combinations but a couple of problems - the broccoli won't cook in one minute so I think that instruction needs to be amended and the quantity of sauce per person was very small alongside it evaporating quite a lot in the pan, so the full flavour couldn't be tasted.


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