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Basil-Beef Stir-Fry

Put an abundance of summer basil to good use in this fast Thai-inspired beef dinner.

Serves 4
Ready in 13 mins
Prep time 2 mins
Cooking time 11 mins
526 calories per serving


> 2 tbsp canola oil
> 1 tbsp minced garlic
> 1 cup diced onion
> 2 cups shredded  (matchstick) carrots
> 1 lb 90% lean ground beef
> 1 (15.9 oz) pkg precooked Nature's Promise® Whole Grain Brown Rice
> 3 tbsp fish sauce
> 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves
> 2 tbsp lime juice


In a 12-inch skillet, combine the oil, garlic, onion, and carrots. Cook on medium-high 5 min., until garlic is golden, stirring occasionally.
To skillet, add the beef. Cook 5–6 min., until browned, stirring and breaking up meat with a spatula. Meanwhile, heat the rice according to package directions.
To beef, add the fish sauce and cook 1 min. Remove from heat and stir in the basil and lime juice. Serve over rice.

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