And lest you think their wonders are confined to the realm of the coconut, think again! Trader Joe’s Mildly Sweet and Spicy Beef and Broccoli by admin August 11, 2012 October 5, 2020 *** This item has been renamed to Trader Joe’s Mildly Sweet and Spicy Beef and Broccoli *** Chop the meat into small pieces (the smaller, the faster they will cook). A full review follows with pictures and product information. I won’t lie, it’s not cheap at an average of about $9 for a package. The microwave might leave the broccoli a little soft, so don’t feel too bad about reducing the cook time by a few seconds. Asian. 1 24oz package beef and broccoli From Your Pantry. Dairy Free Add garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes. Learn the good & bad for 250,000+ products. It’s also just a little bit spicy, but that’s a lot milder than the sweetness — this is definitely a sweet sauce first, with just a little bit of heat as a bonus. Add cooking oil and heat until sizzling. It's simply thin slices of beef plus broccoli in a very mildly spiced brown sauce. Asian, Beef, Frozen, Trader Joe's beef, better than fast food, broccoli, Easy, Food, food porn, Get In My Belly, rice, spicy, sweet, Trader Joes, Trader Joes Review, They have changed the serving size to one cup (six servings per bag) for 230. We looked at Trader Joe’s fried rice, orange chicken, and spring rolls, and we compared them to similar products from Aldi. Featured. We hope that you don’t have the troubles we did when we cooked this, but even if you do, what’s here is so good that we’re sure you’ll still enjoy it.eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'freezermealfrenzy_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_11',115,'0','0'])); To learn more about the nutrition content, ingredients, or cooking instructions for this Trader Joe’s beef stir fry mix, check out our package scans below. To prepare the Beef & Broccoli, place the beef packet and sauce packet on the counter until called for. ... 94 reviews. The Cons:  Can’t be done in the microwave. If the meat is pretty much cooked but I’m waiting on the broccoli, I will usually cover the pan with a lid, turn down the heat to low, and steam the broccoli until it is finished. We also think we overcooked the beef a little bit. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. a dash of oil: coconut, as I used, or canola or vegetable It’s not difficult or anything; it just requires us to pay a bit more attention than usual. You will need to do some “cooking” on this. ( Log Out /  6 reviews. That is where the calories are hiding (first ingredient is sugar ). While broccoli is cooking, prepare sauce. Trader Joe’s Beef and Broccoli also looks like the picture on the bag as well. Beef in the skillet with its bread crumb coating. Jul 30, 2020 - Trader Joe's Beef and Broccoli is a solid choice in the frozen section. 1 ... Not affiliated with Trader Joe's. It’s sold frozen and described as mildly sweet and spicy. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Surprisingly good for a freezer section meal, but not the same as fresh. We really enjoy the overpowering sweetness here. Trader Joe’s Beef & Broccoli is a solid option among the store’s Chinese takeout food choices. So now that we’ve established that Trader Joe’s is BOMB, here’s one of my all-time favorite products: Korean style marinated beef. Featured Most Recent Highest Grade Lowest Grade Most Helpful With Photo Test Verified. août 27 2019, 3:35 am. I would prefer a bag w/out the broccoli, so I might add in fresh from the produce isle. Related Products from Trader Joe's: You will need 1 tablespoon of cooking oil. I guess this will have to be one of my items I go back and revisit. The broccoli still had a little bit of bite to it, but not as crisp as the Chinese restaurant would serve it to you, but that’s the microwave for you there. It was PLENTY flavorful. The beef was a little crisp from being in the wok. Please share your favorite TJ's products and recipes! How would you rate this product? If you know you’ll have leftovers, then hold off on adding all the sauce as the crispiness will be lost if you are reheating the beef that has been coated with the sauce. The broccoli, despite the troubles we had with getting it to de-ice, is high in quality. ), As one might expect with a frozen dinner, the ingredients are a bit of a laundry list, including items such as carageenan and “binder product.”. Read More…. ... my favorite frozen food at tj’s!! Featured Most Recent Highest Grade Lowest Grade Most Helpful With Photo Test Verified. One child thought the beef was too tough, but the rest of us thought it was all right. Beef & Broccoli. Thanks again for taking the time out of your day to share! We’ve written before about some of the takeout-style food from Trader Joe’s, Aldi’s cousin. ( Log Out /  The Verdict:  At $6.99 this is one of the more expensive items I’ve tried so far, but may still be less than your local Chinese fast food establishment. Add beef and stir until hot and crispy, about 6 to 7 minutes. Be ready for a bit more spice than traditional beef and broccoli. The Pros:  Trader Joe’s Beef an Broccoli is a tasty and cost effective as compared to going out. Calorie count is reasonable, but it’s also easy to eat the whole bag too. This website takes its name from a famous Betty whose character was developed to give a more personalized response to consumer product questions. (Although it will feed 3 people, so that becomes only $3 a person which is not too spendy compared to a meal out.) The beef will be crispy in a wok or frying pan. Featured. Personalized health review for Trader Joe's Beef & Broccoli: 230 calories, nutrition grade (C plus), problematic ingredients, and more. We did find one piece that was overly gristly, but that’s the only actual flaw we noticed (well, the only flaw that wasn’t caused by our overcooking), and it only affected a single piece of beef in this entire batch.