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Basil Stir-Fry Recipe

Serves 2


  • 1/2 cup couscous
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp corn oil
  • 1/4 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 large green pepper sliced
  • 1 medium carrot sliced 1/4" thick
  • 1 medium onion sliced thin
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 bn fresh spinach washed

Special Equipment: Wok


1. In a small saucepan, heat water to boiling, add couscous, cover and set aside.
2. Add oil to wok or heavy skillet; over hight heat, quickly brown meat; add peppers, carrots, and onions. Continue stirring until vegetables are slightly cooked, about 2-3 minutes.
4. Add basil, mustard, and vinegar and mix thoroughly. Reduce heat to low, toss spinach on top, cover and allow to steam 3 or 4 minutes.
6. Serve over couscous.


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Main Ingredient:Meat and Poultry / Beef
Course:Main Dish
Preparation Method:Stir-Fry
Special Diet:Low Fat

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