Ground Beef Curry

Ground Beef Curry

Indian influence is apparent in this as-good-as-authentic rice and beef bowl.

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1 1/2
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons grated gingerroot (about 3 inches)
1
tablespoon tomato paste
1
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons ground cumin
2
teaspoons chili powder
1
teaspoon garam masala
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained
3
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook beef, onion, garlic and gingerroot over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain if desired.
  3. Stir remaining ingredients except cilantro into beef mixture. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer uncovered 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.
  4. Serve beef mixture over rice. Garnish with cilantro.
Makes 6 servings (1 cup rice and 3/4 cup beef mixture)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
From India, garam masala is a blend of up to 12 dry-roasted ground spices, including black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, cardamom, dried chiles, fennel, mace and nutmeg. It can be found at Indian stores and in the spice aisle of gourmet grocery stores.
Serve with flat bread crackers.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 1200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 50g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.