Curried Beef Couscous

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large brown onion, finely chopped
  • 500gm minced beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1½ cups water
  • 4 cans St. Dalfour Gourmet to Go Couscous
  • 1-2 long green chillies, chopped

Method:

 

Heat Oil in a large frypan and sauté onion until golden. Add mince and continue cooking until browned and all lumps are broken up.

Stir in the garlic, cook for 1 minute then add the curry powder, turmeric and garam masala, cook 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

Add the soy sauce and water, stir and simmer for approx. 5 minutes.

Add the soy sauce and water, stir and simmer for approx. 5 minutes.

Stir in St. Dalfour Gourmet to Go Couscous, chillies and continue cooking until heated through. Remove seeds from chillies if preferred.

Serve with our Kumquat and Minted Cucumber and Yoghurt Sauce, recipe available on our web site.

Note: This is one of those quick recipes which are great to prepare anytime; especially when those unexpected guests drop in. St. Dalfour Gourmet to Go Couscous is a great staple to have in your pantry as you can expand it into a full meal for a crowd anytime. Just defrost some mince in your microwave and reach into your pantry for the other ingredients.

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Curried Beef Couscous

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large brown onion, finely chopped
  • 500gm minced beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1½ cups water
  • 4 cans St. Dalfour Gourmet to Go Couscous
  • 1-2 long green chillies, chopped

Method:

 

Heat Oil in a large frypan and sauté onion until golden. Add mince and continue cooking until browned and all lumps are broken up.

Stir in the garlic, cook for 1 minute then add the curry powder, turmeric and garam masala, cook 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

Add the soy sauce and water, stir and simmer for approx. 5 minutes.

Add the soy sauce and water, stir and simmer for approx. 5 minutes.

Stir in St. Dalfour Gourmet to Go Couscous, chillies and continue cooking until heated through. Remove seeds from chillies if preferred.

Serve with our Kumquat and Minted Cucumber and Yoghurt Sauce, recipe available on our web site.

Note: This is one of those quick recipes which are great to prepare anytime; especially when those unexpected guests drop in. St. Dalfour Gourmet to Go Couscous is a great staple to have in your pantry as you can expand it into a full meal for a crowd anytime. Just defrost some mince in your microwave and reach into your pantry for the other ingredients.