Fresh Stir-Fry

Recipe from

Southern Living


1/2 cup red bell pepper strips
1 1/2 cups sliced celery
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
4 green onions, sliced
Hot ramen noodles or rice


Stir-fry bell pepper and celery in hot oil in a large skillet 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic; stir-fry 1 minute.

Stir together cornstarch, ground red pepper, and soy sauce; add to vegetables, and stir-fry 2 minutes or until thickened.

Add mushrooms, water chestnuts, and green onions; stir-fry 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve over ramen noodles.