Quick and Easy Stir-Fries

Stir-fries are endlessly versatile—the only trick to this healthy dinner is having your ingredients ready.

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Pork and Spinach Stir-Fry

Try this tasty version. Or swap beef, lamb, chicken, shrimp, or tofu for the pork and trade other vegetables for the spinach -- just cut everything on the small side. Serve over brown rice or noodles.

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Stir-Fried Beef With Broccoli

Your family will love this iron-rich dish: Slice flank or sirloin steak as thinly as possible, then cook it in a wok or skillet with garlic and broccoli florets.

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Stir-Fried Tofu in Garlic Sauce

For a vegetarian twist, serve tofu with garlic, scallions, and basil. Red chile peppers bring a hint of spice to the dish.

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Stir-Fried Pork With Snow Peas and Ginger

Swap snow peas for the spinach in the master recipe. And add ginger to give the stir-fry an irresistible burst of flavor.

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Stir-Fried Beef With Sweet Onions and Ginger

Dress steak with thinly-sliced onions that have been sweetened with just a teaspoon of sugar.

Originally published in the June 2011 issue of Parents magazine.

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