Asian Beef with Spinach Noodles
(Serves 3)Make marinade in food processor:
2 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons lemon grass
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/8th teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
Pour over beef and marinate for 30 minutes at room temperature.
8 ounce sirloin tip roast
Combine in crock pot sprayed with Pam:
1 carrot, peeled and sliced thin
3 mini sweet peppers, sliced thin
1/4 cup onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, shredded
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 cups low sodium beef broth
Place spices in a closed strainer and add to pot:
1 anise star
1 tablespoon lemon grass
Scrape seasonings from marinating beef. Add beef to pot.
Cook on high for 3 hours.
Cut beef in bite size pieces. Return to pot.
Microwave cut asparagus in microwave for 2 minutes.
1/2 cup fresh asparagus, cut in 2 inch pieces
Add to pot.
Cook spinach linguine for 3 minutes in boiling water. Drain and cover with beef-vegetable mix.
2 ounce spinach linguine