Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe With Mung Bean Sprouts, Bell Peppers & Ground Beef

This popular vegetable stir fry recipe is one of our most requested meals  It's made with mung bean sprouts, bell peppers, ground beef and onions.  

This unique meal is one of the simplest and creative dishes we have on our website. And it's quick.  Once you cut up your vegetables, cooking time is 10 minutes.  This a fast, healthy meal for working, busy people.

Although we use ground beef, you can use strips of beef and get the same results. Make sure you tenderize the beef in advance.

You can eat this meal alone, or you can make a steaming pot of fresh, brown rice.  We alternate between eating brown rice with this, or eating it plain.  

Click here to learn how to cook brown rice.   

You can watch our video below and follow along, or you can just use the written recipe.  

Ingredients for Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe:

  • 2 bags of mung bean sprouts
  • 2 green bell peppers
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 white or red onion
  • 1 pound of ground beef
  • Olive oil
  • 3 tbs gluten-free Tamari soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp course ground black pepper
  • 2 ground garlic cloves

Note:  We do not use gluten containing products.  Click here to learn more.

Chinese mung bean sprouts are inexpensive.  They are generally under one dollar per bag.  

Two bags of mung bean sprouts

You can choose any types of bell peppers you wish.  We like to use green and red, but all of the colors will work and taste great.

We like to use red onions to add color and phytonutrients, but white onions taste great too.   Onions are an incredible super food, so I add them to everything.

Orange, green bell peppers, red onion


  • Cut the bell peppers in strips, making sure you remove the core.
  • Dice 1/2 onion to desired size.
  • Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large wok.  
  • Add three tablespoons of Tamari soy sauce to the olive oil. 
  • Spread the diced 1/2 onion it into the wok on medium heat.  
  • Let the onion simmer for a few minutes until they soften.
  • Add the ground beef to the wok, and allow it to simmer.  
  • Mix and stir the ground beef and onions as they're simmering.
  • Dice or grind 2 garlic cloves and add them to the beef mixture. 
Mixed bell peppers and cooked ground beef

Once the ground beef and onions are completely done, add the bell peppers, and mix it completely into the ground beef.   Allow the mixture cook for three to four minutes.   Be very careful not to over cook the bell peppers.  You want them to be firm and crisp.

Final Steps:

Open your mung bean bags, and add them to the mixture last.  Stir aggressively, making sure to turn and stir the mung beans, bell peppers and ground beef thoroughly.  

Mung bean sprouts cook very quickly, so make sure you only stir the mung bean sprouts for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes.  

We use a bowl and add piping hot, freshly made brown rice.  Then we stack the vegetables & beef on top of the rice.  

Our vegetable stir fry recipe can be eaten without rice as a phase one Atkins or South Beach diet plan

Click here to learn how to make brown rice.

This vegetable stir fry recipe is made with Chinese mung beans.  And did you know that China is the biggest producer of bell peppers?  

You're going to love this one.

Mixed bell peppers and cooked ground beef and mung beans
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