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Live Well Alabama recipe, Quick Stir Fry. Includes broccoli, carrots, and other optional veggies.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – On this Food Friday, Live Well Alabama is cooking Quick Stir Fry. This recipe is super easy and a great way to add veggies to your diet. Want to save money? Stock up on canned and frozen veggies when they go on sale. This recipe serves 8.


  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces ground beef or turkey
  • 1 cup cooked rice, prepared according to package
  • 1 16-ounce package frozen stir fry vegetables
  • Directions

Stir together soy sauce, garlic, water, brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Set aside. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add ground beef or turkey. Cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Stir in soy sauce mixture. Add cooked rice and vegetables. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir often to prevent sticking.

Live Well Alabama

Live Well Alabama is a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-ED) initiative developed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. This initiative reaches residents across the state with research-based education.

“Our goal is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyle choices,” said Sondra Parmer, Alabama Extension specialist with SNAP-Ed. “Through this initiative, we hope individuals with limited budgets will make healthy food choices and choose physically active lifestyles.”

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Live Well Alabama provides many recipes that are simple and budget-friendly.

More Information

Download the printable PDF: Quick Stir Fry recipe.

Live Well Alabama has additional recipes that are available on the Alabama Extension website.

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