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easy beef and broccoli

Easy Beef and Broccoli (Gluten Free)

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This easy beef and broccoli is a favorite weeknight dinner at our house.  It’s very quick to make, so I like it for busy evenings. It’s also the meal that got my picky son to like broccoli, so win! Made gluten free with gluten free beef broth and coconut aminos. Serve with cauliflower rice for a low carb alternative.

Why You'll Love This Beef and Broccoli Recipe

  • Takes less than 30 minutes to make.
  • No added sugar.
  • It’s gluten free, corn free, and soy free.
beef and broccoli recipe

Ingredient List

  • Gluten Free Beef Broth
  • Coconut Aminos
  • Sesame Oil
  • Crushed Red Pepper
  • Garlic
  • Flank Steak
  • Broccoli
  • Arrowroot Powder
gluten free beef and broccoli

How to Make a Gluten Free Beef and Broccoli

Step 1 – Combine beef broth, coconut aminos, sesame oil, red pepper and garlic in a small bowl.  Whisk together.

Step 2 – Cut flank steak into bite sized pieces about 1-inch by 1-inch.

Step 3 – Transfer the cut meat into a large saute pan with a lid.  Pour the broth mixture over the meat.

Step 4 – Cover and bring to a simmer.  Cook about 15 minutes until browned.

Step 5 – Add the cut broccoli and cook until done to your liking.

Step 6 – Combine the arrowroot powder with water in a small bowl.  Whisk into the broth mixture.  Cook for 1-2 minutes more while it thickens.

Serve immediately over rice or cauliflower rice.

easy beef and broccoli

What to Serve With Beef and Broccoli

This beef and broccoli recipe goes great over regular rice or cauliflower rice.

Substitutions or Additions

Arrowroot Powder – you can substitute and equal amount of cornstarch and prepare in the same fashion.

Coconut Aminos – you can substitute gluten free soy sauce or gluten free tamari.  It will change the flavor of the dish slightly to be a little less sweet.  If you prefer the sweeter flavor add 2 Tbsp of brown sugar to the soy sauce.

Fresh Broccoli – You can substitute for frozen broccoli.

How to Store & Reheat Beef and Broccoli

This beef and broccoli recipe makes great leftovers.  You can store the beef along with the prepared rice in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.  To reheat simply microwave until warm, about 2-3 minutes on high heat.

easy beef and broccoli

If you love broccoli, check out these great recipes!

Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup (dairy free, without cashews)

Gluten Free Broccoli and Cauliflower Galette

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easy beef and broccoli

Easy Beef and Broccoli (Gluten Free)

This easy beef and broccoli meal with become a weeknight favorite. It takes less than 30 minutes to make and it's gluten free, soy free and corn free.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 288kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ C Beef Broth ensure it's gluten free
  • ¾ C Coconut Aminos
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil
  • ¾ tsp Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 lb Flank Steak
  • 4 C Broccoli cut into florets
  • 2 Tbsp Arrowroot Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Water

Instructions

  • Combine the beef broth, coconut aminos, sesame oil, red pepper and garlic in a small bowl. Whisk together.
  • Cut the flank steak into bite sized pieces, about 1-inch by 1-inch.
  • Transfer the steak pieces into a large saute pan with a lid. Pour the beef broth over the steak.
  • Cover and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Once beef has browned, add the broccoli florets. Cover and continue to cook until broccoli is done to your liking.
  • Reduce the heat to low.
  • Combine the arrowroot powder and water in a small dish. Beat together to make a slurry. Make a well in the middle of the beef/broccoli. While whisking the broth, pour the slurry into the dish. It will begin to thicken almost immediately.
  • Cook for 1-2 minutes to allow all of the broth to thicken. Serve immediately over rice or cauliflower rice.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Beef and Broccoli (Gluten Free)
Amount per Serving
Calories
288
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Cholesterol
 
68
mg
23
%
Sodium
 
1393
mg
61
%
Potassium
 
738
mg
21
%
Carbohydrates
 
20
g
7
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
28
g
56
%
Vitamin A
 
678
IU
14
%
Vitamin C
 
82
mg
99
%
Calcium
 
81
mg
8
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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