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Asparagus Beef Cashew Stir-Fry

Asparagus Beef Cashew Stir-Fry

As appetizing to the eye as it is to the palate, this stovetop specialty features lots of vegetables, beef and crunchy cashews. From Joyce Huebner: Marinette, Wisconsin. Recipe published in Quick Cooking September/October 2003.

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Cook time:25 Minutes


  • 2 tablespoon(s) cornstarch
  • 1 cup(s) beef broth
  • 3 tablespoon(s) soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) canola oil
  • 2 whole garlic cloves
  • 2 pound(s) fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium onions, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 large carrot, cut into 2-1/2-inch strips
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) sliced cooked roast beef (2-1/2-inch strips)
  • 1 cup(s) salted cashew halves
  • Hot cooked rice


• In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and broth until smooth. Stir in soy sauce and sugar; set aside. In a wok or large skillet, heat oil; add garlic. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until lightly browned; discard garlic.

• Stir-fry the asparagus, onions, red pepper and carrot for 15-20 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add roast beef heat through. Stir reserved sauce; add to the span. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Sprinkle with cashews. Serve with rice. Yield: 4-6 servings.

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