I love making this recipe as I never get any leftovers

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As the days grow colder and our schedules get busier, there's nothing quite like coming home to a delicious and hearty meal that practically cooks itself. That's where this Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef recipe comes in. Tender slices of beef, coated in a savory and slightly sweet Mongolian-inspired sauce, simmered to perfection in your trusty slow cooker. This recipe is not only easy to make, but it's also incredibly flavorful, making it the perfect weeknight meal for the whole family to enjoy.
A few winters ago, I was feeling particularly overwhelmed with work and life, and I didn't have much time or energy left for cooking. I stumbled upon this Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef recipe and decided to give it a try. Boy, am I glad I did! As I walked through the door after a long day, the aroma that greeted me was absolutely mouthwatering. The beef was so tender and the sauce had just the right amount of sweetness and tanginess. It was like a warm hug in a bowl, and it instantly lifted my spirits. This recipe quickly became a staple in my home, and I'm sure it will become one in yours too.
Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef
1.5 pounds thinly sliced flank steak in the opposite direction of the muscle fibers, coat with 1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon sesame oil that has been toasted
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup water
Optional: 1/2 cup green onions sliced or can use as garnish
1. In a slow cooker, combine the cornstach-coated flank steak, toasted sesame oil, minced garlic, and minced ginger.
2. In a separate bowl, mix together the soy sauce, brown sugar, and water until well combined.
3. Pour the soy sauce mixture over the beef in the slow cooker, ensuring that the beef is well coated.
4. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low heat for 4-5 hours or on high heat for 2-3 hours, until the beef is tender.
5. If using, stir in the green onions during the last 30 minutes of cooking. Serve the slow cooker Mongolian beef over rice or noodles, and garnish with additional green onions if desired. Enjoy!
So, dear reader, don't let the hustle and bustle of life keep you from enjoying a comforting and delicious homemade meal. Save this Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef recipe and let it become your go-to dish whenever you need a little pick-me-up. Trust me, you won't be disappointed.
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