Beef and Broccoli Rice
1 pound beef top round steak
3 tablespoons butter
2 cloves garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
8-ounce package beef flavor rice and vermicelli mix
1/2 cup onion
2 1/2 cups water
2 cups frozen broccoli mixture
Trim fat from beef steak; cut steak lengthwise in 1/2 and then crosswise into 1/8"-thick strips.
Heat 1 tablespoon butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
Add beef and garlic (1/2 at a time) and stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink.
(Do not overcook.
) Remove from skillet; season with salt and pepper.
In same skillet, cook and stir rice mix, onion and remaining 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat until vermicelli is golden brown.
Stir in water and contents of seasoning packet; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cover tightly and simmer 15 minutes.
Stir in vegetables; continue to cook 3 to 5 minutes or until rice is tender.
Return beef; heat through.