Weeknight Thai Beef (1 Pan & 3 Carbs!)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 mins

My very "EASY" favorite dinner. A 30 minute-meal that tastes better the 2nd day so leftovers are met with a cheer, not a groan! Bet you already have all the ingredients in your pantry. This is so good even DH, who doesn't like peanuts, loves it, and my finicky 10 year old, too. It presents nicely on a bed of rice topped with fresh chives, and serve with Asparagus Bundles #111515 for a nice contrast of flavor. Says serves 6, but serves my family of 4. I usually double the recipe. (F/Uncle Ben's) NOTE-5/17-Made tonight and doubled, and added RICE to the final product, letting it simmer until cooked. Even BETTER! Many thanks to LENNIE for photo.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Start 6 servings of white rice cooking according to package directions.
  2. Whisk together broth, peanut butter, soy sauce and lemon pepper in small bowl- set aside.
  3. Heat large nonstick skillet on medium high-heat until hot, then add beef, onion powder, garlic powder and pepper to taste- cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until no longer pink.
  4. Add green pepper and cook, stirring, 2 to 3 minutes or until tender- reduce heat to medium.
  5. Stir in peanut sauce until well blended, and sprinkle with green onions (optional).
  6. Serve over hot rice- Enjoy!
Most Helpful

5 5

About 3 bites in, hubby says... You ARE making this again right? I think he went back for thirds! I served over Thai Kitchen rice noodles and added a couple dashes of crushed red pepper flakes... The extra spice was just right! I found that the flavors meshed together better after letting it sit for a few minutes so I imagine the next day really will be even better.

5 5

Really enjoyed this, and so easy! I did sub out the green pepper for green beans as that was what I had - I think next time I'd also add broccoli to plump up the vegie factor. Great for a weeknight.

5 5

we love this recipe. thank you for sharing it!