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Ground Beef Stir Fry

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.



Ground Beef Stir Fry is the perfect simple dinner recipe for busy weeknights.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

This ground beef and vegetable stir fry mixture can be served over cooked rice or noodles.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

This ground beef stir fry recipe takes less than thirty minutes from start to finish and serves four people.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

Be sure to read through the entire post so that you don’t miss out on any important tips and tricks!

To make this stir fry I started by dicing some orange bell peppers and heating a large skillet over medium heat.

ground beef stir fry ingredients in prep bowls

Once the skillet was hot, I added some lean ground beef to the skillet.

I crumbled the ground beef well as it cooked.

cooked ground beef in a skillet

Once the ground beef was fully cooked, I used a slotted spoon to transfer it to a bowl.

I discarded the grease from the skillet.

I added some sesame oil to the skillet and increased the heat to medium-high.

I added some snow peas and the diced bell peppers to the skillet.

snow peas and orange bell peppers added to a skillet

I stirred and cooked the veggies until they were slightly tender but still crisp.

snow peas and orange bell peppers cooking in a skillet

I returned the cooked ground beef to the skillet along with some grated ginger and minced garlic.

I stirred the ingredients together well and reduced the heat to medium.

ground beef, ginger and garlic added to skillet with snow peas and bell peppers

I poured some soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, water, cornstarch and red pepper flakes into a small bowl.

I whisked well until no lumps of cornstarch remained.

I added the sauce to the skillet.

stir fry sauce being added to skillet with ground beef and veggies

I stirred well and continued cooking until the sauce thickened.

I removed the skillet from the heat.

 

I garnished the stir fry with chopped green onions and sesame seeds.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

Then the ground beef stir fry was ready to serve.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

I served my stir fry over cooked white rice.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

Indulge in the delectable flavors of this savory ground beef stir fry, a mouthwatering fusion of tender ground beef, vibrant vegetables, and a symphony of Asian-inspired seasonings.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

Satisfy your cravings with this quick and easy-to-love dish, perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

Experience the irresistible umami, the satisfying crunch of vegetables, and the comforting warmth of this sensational ground beef stir fry.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

If you are looking for a simple and delicious ground beef dinner recipe, then you need to try this Ground Beef Stir Fry!

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Ground Beef Stir Fry:

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil or olive oil
  • 2 cups snow peas
  • 1 orange pepper, seeded and cut into bite-sized chunks
  • ½ tablespoon grated ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds (optional)

How to Make Ground Beef Stir Fry:

  1. Add the ground beef to a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Sauté the beef for 5-7 minutes until fully cooked, using a spatula to break the meat into small chunks. Drain the fat, and remove the beef from the pan.
  2. Add the oil to the skillet and turn the heat up to medium-high. Add the snow peas and orange peppers. Stir fry the vegetables for 4-5 minutes, until crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
  3. Return the cooked beef to the pan, along with the grated ginger and minced garlic, and stir well to combine. Turn the heat back down to medium.
  4. Add the soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, water, cornstarch and red pepper flakes to a small bowl or mason jar. Whisk or shake well, until the sauce is fully combined and no lumps of cornstarch remain.
  5. Add the sauce to the skillet and stir for 1-2 minutes until the sauce has thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  6. Garnish the stir fry with green onions and sesame seeds.
  7. Serve over cooked rice or noodles and enjoy!

FAQS:

How should I store this ground beef stir fry?

Store ground beef stir-fry in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

What substitutions could I make?

  • If your family doesn’t like spicy food, feel free to leave out the red pepper flakes. The sauce will still be delicious!
  • You can also use pre-minced garlic and ginger to make this dinner even quicker. 
  • Substitute any of your favorite veggies in this stir fry. Green beans, broccoli, onions, mushrooms, water chestnuts and carrots are all great.
Yield: 4 servings

Ground Beef Stir Fry

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

Ground Beef Stir Fry is an easy weeknight dinner recipe loaded with ground beef, snow peas, orange bell pepper, green onions and sesame seeds all cooked in a garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce mixture.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil or olive oil
  • 2 cups snow peas
  • 1 orange pepper, seeded and cut into bite-sized chunks
  • ½ tablespoon grated ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds (optional)

Instructions

    1. Add the ground beef to a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Sauté the beef for 5-7 minutes until fully cooked, using a spatula to break the meat into small chunks. Drain the fat, and remove the beef from the pan.
    2. Add the oil to the skillet and turn the heat up to medium-high. Add the snow peas and orange peppers. Stir fry the vegetables for 4-5 minutes, until crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
    3. Return the cooked beef to the pan, along with the grated ginger and minced garlic, and stir well to combine. Turn the heat back down to medium.
    4. Add the soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, water, cornstarch and red pepper flakes to a small bowl or mason jar. Whisk or shake well, until the sauce is fully combined and no lumps of cornstarch remain.
    5. Add the sauce to the skillet and stir for 1-2 minutes until the sauce has thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon.
    6. Garnish the stir fry with green onions and sesame seeds.
    7. Serve over cooked rice or noodles and enjoy!

Notes

  • If your family doesn’t like spicy food, feel free to leave out the red pepper flakes. The sauce will still be delicious! You can also use pre-minced garlic and ginger to make this dinner even quicker.
  • Substitute any of your favorite veggies in this stir fry. Green beans, broccoli, onions, mushrooms, water chestnuts and carrots are all great.
  • This stir fry is perfect for meal prep. Store leftovers in the refrigerator for 3-4 days, and reheat as needed! If stored over rice, sprinkle a little bit of water over the dish before reheating in the microwave to make sure the rice doesn’t dry out.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 415Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 101mgSodium: 980mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 3gSugar: 8gProtein: 37g

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