Healthful Chop Suey

3 tablespoons oil
3 medium-size onions, chopped 
4 large ribs celery, sliced diagonally
3/4 pound beef sandwich steaks, cut into one inch strips
1 quart bean sprouts 
Water or chicken broth 
2 tablespoons blackstrap or unsulphured molasses
1/3 cup soy sauce
3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water 
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts 
Cooked brown rice 

1- Heat the oil in a skillet and saute the onions in it until tender. Add
   the celery and cook two minutes longer. Add beef strips and cook over
   high heat two minutes. 

2- Add bean sprouts and enough water or broth to barely cover.Bring to a
   boil and simmer, covered, 15 minutes. 

3- Combine molasses,soy sauce,cornstarch and water. Stir into bean sprout
   mixture. Stir until mixture thickens. Cook five minutes. 

4- Add mushrooms and water chestnuts. Reheat and serve over brown rice. 
   Yields: Four servings.