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Sweet-and-Sour Beef with Cashews
Source: Enlitened Kosher Cooking by Nechama Cohen

A hearty meal of beef tenderloin topped with snow peas and cashews.

Rating:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 166.5
Total Carbs 9.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
Sugars 3.3 g
Total Fat 8.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Potassium 212.9 mg
Protein 14.3 g
Sodium 267.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Other Carbs , 1/2 Starch
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Servings
Ingredients

Meat Mixture:
1 tbsp  soy flour
1 tbsp  red wine
12 oz  extra lean beef tenderloin

Frying Ingredients:
1 tbsp  peanut oil
1 each  medium onions
0 1/4 cup  chopped scallions
1 each  large garlic cloves
2 tsp  fresh ginger root
0 1/2 lb  snow peas
0.3333 cup  unsalted cashews

Sauce Mixture:
1 tbsp  soy flour
0.3333 cup  cold water
1 tbsp  SPLENDA┬« No Calorie Sweetener, granulated
0.125 cup  cider vinegar
3 tbsp  low sodium soy sauce
3 tbsp  tomato sauce
Directions
  1. For sauce mixture, combine 1 tablespoon of cornstarch or soy flour with water, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and tomato sauce. Stir with a whisk and set aside.
  2. For meat mixture, combine 1 tablespoon soy flour with red wine and beef, mixing well. Set aside.
  3. Heat peanut oil in a wok or large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Brown onions and scallions.
  4. Add garlic and ginger. Stir until this mixture starts to turn golden.
  5. Add beef mixture and continue stir-frying for 3 minutes.
  6. Add sauce mixture and stir-fry for an additional minute. Add snow peas and pineapple, and continue stir-frying for 3 minutes or until snow peas are tender-crisp.
  7. Top with cashews, stir and serve.

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