Paleo Orange Beef & Broccoli
 
Ingredients
  • ¾ to 1 lb. top round beef, sirloin, or flank steak, VERY thinly sliced (freeze for 30 mins before slicing)
  • 2 tbsp tapioca flour
  • 2 to 2-1/2 heaping cups fresh broccoli florets, blanched
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • zest of 1 orange
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • ½ cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar (honey/maple syrup works, too)
  • 2-3 tbsp coconut aminos OR GF tamari soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp olive oil/ghee
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Blanch fresh broccoli florets in a pot of boiling salt water for 2 mins. Remove with slotted spoon into bowl of salted ice water. Drain onto paper towels & set aside.
  2. Sprinkle sliced beef with a hefty pinch of salt & pepper, then, toss in tapioca flour until evenly coated. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil/ghee in large skillet over med heat and sauté sliced onion with a good pinch of salt & pepper until soft - about 7 mins. Mix in garlic & ginger and turn heat up to med high.
  4. Immediately add beef & remaining ingredients (beef broth, orange juice, sweetener, aminos/soy sauce & red pepper flakes) and bring to a boil.
  5. Boil, constantly stirring, until sauce has reduced & thickened, about 5 mins total, then, serve with or without rice.

Recipe by Merit + Fork at http://meritandfork.com/paleo-orange-beef-broccoli/