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Asian Sesame Beef ⁠

Alright, friends - this is BY FAR one of the easiest recipes in my cooking arsenal. (I mean seriously, just skip down to the directions for a quick second so I can prove to you that there are literally only 5 STEPS to this recipe. Actually four, if you're not counting Step 5, which is literally just adding the toppings!)

That's why, I thought it would be the perfect recipe to include in my Asian Sesame Beef Stir Fry Lunch Prep! I wanted to share something that would be super quick & easy-to-prep, satisfied your protein needs (because we ALL know how I feel about the importance of getting in enough protein to help you reach your fitness goals), and still tastes delicious. without needing any added sugars or MSG that are typically added to Asian-style takeout dishes.

Recipe & directions available below!


  • 1.5 lbs ground beef

  • ½ large sweet onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • 1 tbsp hoisin

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp honey

  • 1 tbsp ground ginger

  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds (or, to taste)

  • 2 tbsp spring onions, sliced (or, to taste)

  • Salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. Place sesame oil, garlic and onions in a cast iron skillet heated to medium high and sauté until onions are soft and fragrant.

  2. Throw in ground beef and cook thoroughly.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together hoisin, soy sauce, and honey.

  4. Once ground beef is fully cooked, pour soy mixture overtop along with ground ginger, and let simmer until sauce thickens.

  5. Top with spring onions and sesame seeds.


Servings, 5

Calories per serving 249

27 P | 12 C | 9 F

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