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Beef Spring Rolls with Carrots and Cilantro

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef top sirloin or top round steak, cut 3/4 to 1 inch thick or flank steak
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons prepared stir-fry sauce and marinade, divided
  • 8 rice paper wrappers (8 to 9-inch diameter)
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro
  • Additional prepared stir-fry sauce and marinade (optional)

Directions

  • Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/8 to 1/4-inch thick strips. Combine 1/4 cup stir-fry sauce and beef in medium bowl. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef; stir-fry 1 to 3 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining beef.
  • Fill large bowl with warm water. Dip 1 rice paper wrapper into water for a few seconds or just until moistened. Rice paper will still be firm but will continue to soften during assembly. Place on work surface.
  • Spoon 1/4 cup beef, 2 tablespoons carrots and 2 tablespoons cilantro evenly in a row across center of wrapper, leaving 1-inch border on right and left sides; drizzle with about 1 teaspoon reserved stir-fry sauce. Fold right and left sides of wrapper over filling. Fold bottom edge up over filling and roll up tightly. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling ingredients. Cut each spring roll diagonally in half. Serve with additional stir-fry sauce, if desired.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman's Beef Association

Cook's Tip: Eight large lettuce leaves may be substituted for rice paper wrappers.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc, and a good source of iron.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 372
  Calories from Fat 167 (45%)
(28%)Total Fat 18g
(35%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(25%)Cholesterol 76mg
(17%)Sodium 410mg
(15%)Potassium 525mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(48%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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