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Asian Beef Bites with Speedy Slaw

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Asian Beef Bites with Speedy Slaw

  • Prep Time: 25
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 35
  • Serving: 7


1 lb (500 g) Lean/Extra Lean Ground Beef Sirloin*

¼ cup (50 mL) wheat germ

2 green onions, thinly sliced

2 tbsp (30 mL) sodium-reduced soy sauce

1 tbsp (15 mL) finely grated ginger root

1 egg, lightly beaten

¼ tsp (1 mL) pepper

Speedy Slaw
1/4 cup (50 mL) EACH rice vinegar and granulated sugar

2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil

1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) Dijon mustard and 1 tsp (5 mL) sesame oil

half a bag (16 oz/454 mL size) coleslaw salad mix

1 green onion (sliced) and 1/2 cup (125 mL) EACH snow peas (halved lengthwise)

canned sliced water chestnuts (drained and halved) and roasted shelled peanuts (optional)


Lightly combine beef, wheat germ, onions, soy sauce, ginger root, egg and pepper. Gently form into about thirty 1-inch (2.5 cm) meatballs

Bake on lightly oiled foil-lined baking tray in 400°F (200°C) oven for 10 to 15 minutes, until digital rapid-read thermometer inserted into centre of several meatballs reads 160°F (71°C).

Thread 3 or 4 meatballs on each skewer and serve with Speedy Slaw.

Speedy Slaw: Whisk together rice vinegar, granulated sugar, vegetable oil, Dijon mustard and sesame oil. Toss with coleslaw salad mix, green onion, snow peas, canned sliced water chestnuts and roasted shelled peanuts (optional). (Make-ahead: Can be made up to a day in advance.) Makes about 4 cups (1 L)