Savoury Sesame Beef and Pork Bowls
with Saucy Veggies
Savoury sesame beef and pork bowls are a delicious and easy way to get dinner on the table. Succulent beef and pork mince is seasoned with soy sauce, ginger-garlic puree, sesame oil and brown sugar for a simple and satisfying family dinner.
Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.
Ground Beef and Pork Mix
Sweet Bell Pepper
(Contains Soy, Sulphites, Wheat)
Beef Stock Powder
(Contains Soy, Sulphites)
Not included in your delivery
Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Add 1 cup (2 cups) water and 1/8 tsp (1/4 tsp) salt to a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.Meanwhile, using a strainer, rinse rice until water runs clear.Add rice to the boiling water, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, 12-14 min. (NOTE: Reduce heat to low if water is boiling over.)Remove from heat. Set aside, still covered.
Meanwhile, peel, then halve carrot lengthwise. Cut into 1/4-inch half-moons.Core, then cut pepper into 1/2-inch pieces.Thinly slice green onions.Whisk together cornstarch, stock powder, half the soy sauce, half the ginger-garlic puree and 3/4 cup (1 1/2 cups) cold water in a medium bowl.
Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.When hot, add sesame seeds to the dry pan. Toast, stirring often, until golden, 3-4 min. (TIP: Keep your eye on sesame seeds so they don't burn!)Remove from heat.Transfer sesame seeds to a plate.
Reheat the same pan over medium-high.When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then beef and pork mix. Cook, breaking up meat into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 4-5 min.** Carefully drain and discard excess fat.Add brown sugar, half the sesame oil, remaining soy sauce and remaining ginger-garlic puree. Cook, stirring occasionally, until brown sugar dissolves, 1 min. Season with salt and pepper.Transfer meat to a plate, covered to keep warm.
Add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil to the same pan, then carrots. Cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to soften, 1-2 min. Add peppers. Cook, stirring occasionally, until veggies are tender-crisp, 3-4 min. Add sauce mixture (from step 2). Cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens, 1-2 min. Season with salt and pepper.Remove from heat.
When rice is done, fluff with a fork, stir in remaining sesame oil and sesame seeds. Season with salt. Divide rice, saucy veggies and beef and pork mix between bowls.Sprinkle green onions over top.