Ground Beef Curry

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

  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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