Moo Shu Beef

Turn the popular Chinese dish into a 30-minute meal by using ground beef and packaged coleslaw mix in the filling. Flour tortillas make a handy substitute for the traditional pancakes.

Moo Shu Beef
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Cook 15 mins


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound ground round steak
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 bag (16 ounces) classic coleslaw mix
  • 4 large carrots, peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 6 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 16 fajita-size flour tortillas (each about 7 inches in diameter)

Make It

1. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Crumble in ground round steak; saute until no longer pink, about 5 minutes.

2. Add garlic, coleslaw mix and carrot; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened, 8 minutes.

3. Stir in ketchup, soy sauce, water and red-pepper flakes; simmer 2 minutes. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in scallions.

4. Gently heat the flour tortillas following package directions. To serve, divide filling among tortillas and roll up. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 559, Fat, total (g): 25, chol. (mg): 39, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 64, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 20, sodium (mg): 1049, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.