Incredibly easy Ground Beef Stir Fry Recipe. Ground beef sauteed with vegetables in a most delicious soy sauce! Have this quick stir fry completely ready in under 30 minutes, perfect for busy dinners. This recipe reminds me of our Chicken Fried Rice – it’s totally better than takeout!

We love how quick it is to prepare this beef stir fry. This stir fry (and our Baked Chicken Thighs recipe) is always in rotation in our home.

Ground beef stir fry with vegetables in a bowl over rice.

I’m excited to be having my friend, Natalya of Mom’s Dish sharing her beef stir fry recipe on our site.

ground beef stir fry-

Ground beef stir fry is a very quick one pan dish that will become your favorite when craving something Japanese. Beef cooked with peppers, mushrooms and carrots and flavorful sesame sauce is a treat to be had. The ingredients come together and create a mouthwatering dinner!

Stir fry is a dish the whole family enjoys, even the picky eaters. Like the Yakisoba Noodles – kids go crazy for this dish!

A bowl of beef stir fry topped with green onion.

how to make stir fry?

Stir fry has to be one of the easiest dinner ideas! By the time the oven baked rice is cooked to serve with the stir fry, the stir fry is completely ready.

  • Cook ground beef until browned, remove from skillet.
  • Saute the bell peppers, mushrooms, carrots and garlic until tender.
  • Add beef back to the skillet and pour sauce over all the ingredients.
  • Cook for a few more minutes and serve with rice or quinoa.

TIP: You want to use lean ground beef for this dish. I would recommend anything over 90%.

Step by step photos how to cook beef stir fry.

can I use other vegetables?

You can always switch out the veggies to your personal preference. This will always taste delicious regardless of the veggies you use. Other vegetables that will work with this stir fry would are broccoli, green snap peas or zucchini.

can I reheat stir fry?

Yes, the beef stir fry reheats great the next day, which makes it perfect for meal planning or work lunches.

To reheat stir fry, add to a skillet and cook over medium heat until reheated. If dry, drizzle some added oil.

Simple ground beef stir fry with carrots, peppers and mushrooms.

I hope you totally fall in love with this Beef Stir Fry with tender ground meat and vegetables. Don’t forget to leave us your feedback below if you make the recipe. 🙂

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Ground Beef Stir Fry Recipe

5 from 3 votes
Quick and easy Ground Beef Stir Fry Recipe. Ground beef sauteed with vegetables in a delicious soy sauce with sesame oil! The stir fry is completely ready in 30 minutes. Perfect for busy dinners. 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


stir fry-

  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 red bell pepper, thin strands
  • 1 green bell pepper, thin strands
  • 12 oz white mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 large carrots, thin strands
  • 1/2 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tbsp oil, for sauteing (olive or canola oil), divided



  • Pre-cut all vegetables for the ground beef stir fry. Cut the peppers and carrots into thin strands. Slice the mushrooms. Finely cut the green onion.
  • Combine all of the ingredients for the sauce, set aside.
  • Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a large skillet. Cook ground beef in the skillet, breaking up the meat as it's cooked. Remove meat from skillet, set aside and cover. 
  • Using the same skillet, add the mushrooms, carrots and peppers with additional 2 Tbsp oil. Cook until vegetables are tender. 
  • Add ground beef back to the vegetables. Pour sauce over and mix well. 
  • Cook an additional 3 minutes and remove from the heat. 
  • Top with green onions and serve. 
  • ENJOY!


Calories: 508kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 42gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 105mgSodium: 1148mgPotassium: 1151mgFiber: 3gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 6150IUVitamin C: 66.5mgCalcium: 90mgIron: 5.9mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)