Beef curry

Curries are a great recession busting meal


You can make a large pot and freeze in portions for those evenings when you are very busy or you don't feel like cooking. Choosing cheaper lean cuts of meat will help keep the cost down!


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 450g / 1lb of lean stewing beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 2 dessertspoons of curry powder
  • 25g / 1 oz. of plain flour
  • 1 apple, peeled and grated
  • 1 litre / 1¾ pints of stock or 2 beef cubes dissolved in 1 litre / 1¾ pints of warm water

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4
  2. Cut meat into one-inch pieces
  3. Heat the oil and fry the meat, onion and garlic over a low heat until the meat is brown on all sides. Then place in a casserole dish
  4. Add flour and curry powder to the juices remaining in the pan
  5. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes
  6. Add the stock and grated apple
  7. Stir continuously to avoid lumps
  8. Bring to the boil and add to the meat mixture in the casserole dish
  9. Cook in the pre-heated oven for 1½ hours until meat is tender

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy with some rice. 

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Why not try brown rice as a healthier option!

About this Recipe

This recipe was adapted from 101+ Square Meals

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Beef curry

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

90 Minutes

90 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Casserole Dish, Frying Pan, Wooden Spoon

Casserole DishFrying PanWooden Spoon
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
991kj
236kcal
12%
Fat
7.6g
11%
Saturates
2g
10%
Sugars
6.1g
7%
Salt
1.5g
25%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (464g)
Energy214Kj 991Kj
51Kcal 236Kcal
Fat1.6g 7.6g
(of which saturates)0.4g 2g
Carbohydrate2.7g 12.5g
(of which sugars)1.3g 6.1g
Fibre0.7g 3g
Protein6g 27.9g
Salt0.3g 1.5g

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