Beef With Broccoli is an American Classic! I’d say it’s an Asian Classic or a Chinese Classic, but we both know that’s not true.
Regardless, the American version of Chinese food can be flavorful, nutrient packed and good for you. Unfortunately, the variety we find at ‘Scoop It Up” restaurants is packed with sugar, flour, corn starch and MSG. It’s been my goal to combat this through my “Paleo Express” series. If you’re interested in other Asian-American offerings, be sure to search “Paleo Express” using the search field above. You’ll be glad you did. Some of my favorites are Honey Walnut Shrimp and Kung Pao-leo Shrimp and Scallops.
I’m glad to bring Beef With Broccoli to the table. We’ve got Sweet and Sour Chicken in the pipeline as well as Black Pepper Shrimp with Shrooms, so be sure to stay tuned for those…
It’s been a long day at Paleo Central, so I’m going to keep this short.
Thanks for checking out this article. I really hope you give this a try as it doesn’t get much easier.
We’ve got one more day in the work week, so finish strong. No coasting!
Until next time, do your best to…
“Keep It Paleo!”
(TBT to 2009 CrossFit Mountain Regionals…)
PALEO EXPRESS – Beef with Broccoli
“Keep It Paleo!”
Our protein comes from the beef. WE start with 1.5 pounds of it, but after cooking, it cooks down to about 20oz, and with 1oz equaling one block, that gives us 20 blocks.
We don’t have a lot of carbs, but we have a few in small quantities. First is our garlic, that will give us about ½ block as 10 cloves equal one block. Additionally, we will get ½ block from the red bell pepper as 2 cups equal one block. We get two carb blocks from the honey as ½ tablespoon equals one block and we are using 1 tablespoon. We also get 2 blocks form the onion as on average, one onion gives us 1 cup when chopped up and ½ cup equals one block. And finally we get about 1 block from our broccoli. 3-4 cups gives us one block, so with one crown of broccoli, depending on how large the crown Is, it will give us around that one block count for a total of 6 carb blocks.
Our fats come from our oil that we are using. We have one tablespoon of olive oil and with 1/3 of a teaspoon equaling one block, that gives us 9 fat blocks.
This meal is high in protein, and low in carbs and fats, so make sure you bring up the balance of the other two to match your needs and to keep your block balance correct.