20 Minute Ground Beef and Broccoli

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Welcome to the ultimate weeknight dinner solution – our Unbelievable 20-Minute Ground Beef and Broccoli recipe! 🌟 In this quick and easy cooking adventure, we’ll show you how to create a mouthwatering stir fry that’s packed with flavor and ready in no time.

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 20 mins
Servings: 4 Calories: 510
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Gather around as we combine the simplicity of ground beef with the vibrant crunch of fresh broccoli, creating a harmonious blend of textures and tastes. Our secret sauce is the key to transforming these everyday ingredients into a culinary masterpiece.



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  1. To make the sauce combine the beef stock, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, pepper, and corn starch. Mix until well combined. Set aside. 

  2. Add the oil to a pan followed by the ground beef. Fry over medium high heat until cooked through. 

  3. Move the beef to one side of the pan and add the garlic and onion. Stir and saute for about two minutes until fragrant. Mix together and add the sauce and broccoli in. Stir until combined. Lower the heat and simmer for about 4 minutes. 

  4. Plate and garnish with sesame seeds. Serve over rice and enjoy your ground beef and broccoli. 

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 510kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 6.8g34%
Cholesterol 95mg32%
Sodium 1525mg64%
Potassium 910mg26%
Total Carbohydrate 14g5%
Dietary Fiber 6.4g26%
Sugars 4.8g
Protein 42g84%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


  1. Customize Your Veggies: Feel free to personalize this dish by adding your favorite vegetables. Sliced bell peppers, carrots, or snap peas are excellent choices to enhance both the flavor and nutritional content.

  2. Choose Your Ground Meat: While ground beef is the star of this recipe, you can experiment with ground turkey, chicken, or even a meat substitute for a different twist.

  3. Sauce Variations: Don't be afraid to play with the sauce ingredients to suit your taste preferences. Add a bit of chili garlic sauce for some heat or a splash of extra sesame oil for extra richness.

  4. Meal Prep Friendly: This recipe is perfect for meal prep! Double or triple the ingredients to make extra servings that can be stored in the fridge for a quick and satisfying lunch or dinner throughout the week.

  5. Serve Over Rice or Noodles: This stir fry pairs wonderfully with steamed rice or your favorite noodles. Brown rice, jasmine rice, or soba noodles all work well, providing a wholesome base for the flavorful beef and broccoli.

  6. Garnish with Fresh Herbs: Elevate the presentation and add a burst of freshness by garnishing your dish with chopped green onions, cilantro, or sesame seeds just before serving.

Keywords: Ground Beef and Broccoli, Ground Beef Recipe, 30 Minute Meal, Midweek Meals

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David Hood

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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