Slow Cooker Mandarin Beef

Luckily, there are slow cooker beef dishes that taste great and are easy to make that allow you to get your fix without overdoing it on calories or saturated fat.

Slow-Cooker-Mandarin-Beef

This delicious asian-style ginger beef cooks in your slow cooker to perfection.

Ingredients :

  • 1 pound boneless beef chuck blade steak
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy paste (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, lite, low sodium (optional Tamari or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos)
  • 1 can mandarin oranges
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch

Preparation :

  • Cut steak into bite size pieces. Add to the slow cooker, steak and the remaining ingredients, except cornstarch, water, and mandarin oranges. Cover and cook on low 6 to 8 hours. 
  • About 15 minutes before the end of cooking time combine cornstarch with 1/4 cup liquid from madarin oranges, stir until smooth and add to the slow cooker along with the oranges. Discard the remaining liquid from the oranges, unless you prefer a thinner sauce, in that case add the remaining liquid. Stir and continue cooking 15 minutes. 
  • Mandarin Beef is delicious served over brown rice or quinoa.

Nutritional Info :

  • 6 servings | Calories: 236 | Total Fat: 15 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 69 mg | Sodium: 220 mg | Carbohydrates: 10 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 6 g | Protein: 16 g | SmartPoints: 8

 

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