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Ground Beef Curry

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Ground Beef Curry
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 6
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Indian influence is apparent in this as-good-as-authentic rice and beef bowl.
Updated Jan 31, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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.
  • tip 2
    Serve with flat bread crackers.

Nutrition

360 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 18g Protein, 50g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
15%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
45mg
16%
Sodium
1200mg
50%
Potassium
570mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
4g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
30%
30%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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