Sweet & Sour Broccoli with Peanuts

Source: Ecological Cooking
Date tried: April 13, 2018
Yield: 4 servings
Time needed: 30 minutes

A beautiful stir-fry accompaniment to rice, noodles or any grain or pasta.

Sweet & Sour Broccoli with Peanuts

Sweet & Sour Broccoli with Peanuts
1 large broccoli
1 green pepper
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1/4 cup water or stock
2 fresh, ripe tomatoes cut in thin wedges
1/4 cup tamari
4 Tbsp. brown rice syrup
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup apple juice
2 Tbsp. arrowroot powder
1/2 cup unsalted peanuts roasted in a dry skillet until light brown & fragrant

Peel broccoli stalks to remove tough outer portion and slice broccoli into small trees.
Slice pepper into strips.
Heat oil in a large wok or skillet.
Add broccoli and peppers, stirring to coat with oil.
Add water or stock and tomatoes.
Cover and cook over medium heat until vegetables are slightly tender (about 15 minutes)

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine tamari, brown rice syrup, apple cider vinegar, apple juice, and arrowroot powder. Stir till smooth.
Pour over cooked vegetables and cook, stirring constantly until sauce is bubbly and thickened.
Stir in peanuts and serve.

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