Beef & Broccoli with Black Bean Sauce

Tweet Pin It Healthy Beef and Broccoli is not as easy to come by as it should be. One of the reasons why is the amount of cooking oil that is used to prepare the sauce and in most preparations, the sauce is often laden with oil. I decided to separate out the elements and change the cooking...


  • ¾ pound partially frozen London Broil / Top Round, trimmed of any visible fat and sliced against the grain as thin as possible
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 pounds broccoli florets, cut into evenly sized pieces and blanched
  • 1 tablespoon high heat cooking oil (safflower or canola)
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic, smashed and finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fermented black beans, smashed
  • 1 cup broth
  • 1½ tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon coconut palm sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red chili oil (or pinch red pepper flakes)
  • pinch ground white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch + 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon high heat cooking oil (safflower or canola)
  • sliced scallions for garnish


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