Thai Basil Beef

Takeout that you can make in under 20 minutes at home! VEGAN Thai Basil Beef is the perfect easy weeknight meal.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Author PLVNTFOOD by Chef Brianna Gallo


  • 1 package Abbot’s Butcher Ground Beef
  • 1 ¼ cups carrots cut into thin matchsticks / shredded on a grater
  • ½ cup scallions both white and green parts
  • Salt / pepper to taste
  • 1 ½ tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 ½ tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup fresh basil chopped
  • 4 tbsp tamari
  • 2 tbsp vegan hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1-2 tbsp sriracha
  • Brown rice
  • More fresh basil for garnish
  • Red jalapenos for garnish


  1. Add your coconut oil to a skillet over medium heat, then add your scallions, minced ginger, minced garlic, and some salt & cook until fragrant.
  2. Add in your ground beef, matchstick carrots, tamari, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, coconut sugar, sriracha, and more salt / pepper to taste. Cook over medium heat until the sauce thickens, and the beef slightly browns / the carrots are tender. Right before serving add in your fresh basil & stir to combine & wilt slightly.
  3. Add on top of some cooked brown rice, and top with some more fresh basil, and red jalapenos if desired.