Quick Korean Beef and Broccoli Rice Bowl

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For an easy weeknight meal try this quick Korean Beef and Broccoli Rice Bowl. This is a super easy dinner recipe packed with flavour, healthy broccoli and makes a nice change to simple burgers. For keto and paleo diet serve with cauliflower rice.


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 lb. small broccoli florets (4 cups)
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 hot chili pepper, seeds removed and thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1/4 cup GF Tamari sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Coconut sugar or your preferred sweetener
  • 1 Tbsp. Arrowroot starch you can also use tapioca or corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh minced ginger or 1 tsp. GF ground ginger
  • 2 tsp. Toasted sesame oil or regular sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. GF fish sauce if you don’t have fish sauce add salt if needed
  • 1/2 tsp. GF ground black pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • Sesame seeds for garnish (optional)
  • 3 cups cooked gluten-free rice (if you are following keto or paleo diet use cauliflower rice)
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  • In a large skillet cook the beef with garlic over medium-high heat and breaking it up into small pieces until no longer pink, about 10 min
  • Stir in broccoli, bell pepper, and chili pepper and cook until peppers are softened about 2 minutes. Stirring frequently
  • In a small bowl mix tamari sauce, coconut sugar, arrowroot starch, ginger, sesame oil, fish sauce, black pepper and 1 cup of water. Pour over the beef mixture and simmer for 2 minutes until the sauce thickens, stirring frequently .
  • Serve over rice and top with sesame seeds
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