5 Vegetable Stir Fry

Serves 4

2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup beef or chicken broth/boullion
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 large carrots, sliced
2 cups broccoli florets
2 cups cauliflowerettes
4 teaspoons olive or canola oil, divided
1 cup quartered fresh mushrooms
1 cup fresh or frozen snow peas
4 cups hot cooked rice

In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, sugar and ginger. Stir in orange juice, soy sauce and garlic until blended; set aside. In a nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry the carrots, broccoli and cauliflower in 3 teaspoons of oil for 4-5 minutes. Add mushrooms, peas and remaining oil; stir-fry for 3 minutes. Stir orange juice mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened. Serve over rice.



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