satay style beef and pasta

satay-style beef and pasta

prep time: 15 minutes
cook time: 20 minutes
ready in: 35 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 8 oz. each


  • 1 lb. boneless top sirloin steak
  • 2 Tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 7 oz. uncooked thin spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded cucumber
  • Peanut Butter Sauce:
  • 3 Tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

The nutritional content of recipes is calculated by a registered dietitian. Because ingredients and measurements may vary, the values we give are close approximations.


  1. Cut steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/8" thick strip. Combine beef and 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce in large bowl, toss to coat and set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain.
  3. Meanwhile, combine sauce ingredients in large bowl, mixing well. Add pasta to sauce toss to coat. Keep warm.
  4. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  5. Add 1/2 of beef, stir-fry 1–2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Add to pasta. Repeat with remaining beef.
  6. Toss beef and pasta to combine, sprinkle with cucumber.
  7. Suggestion: Serve with a side salad

per serving: 470 calories, 17g fat, 6g saturated fat, 75mg cholesterol, 790mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 7g sugars, 31g protein