Curried Beef Ambrosia

Curried Beef Ambrosia

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The addition of mangoes and raisins makes this curried beef pleasantly sweet. Serve over rice.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1 pound boneless blade steak, trimmed, cut into 1” cubes
  • ¾ cup dry red wine
  • 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons curry powder
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium beef or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ⅔ cup chopped dried or fresh pitted dates
  • 4 ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted and cut into 1-inch cubes, juice reserved
  • ½ cup raisins


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  1. Place beef in a bowl, add red wine, 1½ teaspoons oil, salt and pepper and toss lightly. Cover and marinate for 3 to 4 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Heat remaining 1½ teaspoons oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and curry powder and saute until onion has softened, about 5 minutes. Drain the beef, reserving marinade. Add the beef to the pan and saute until browned, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in broth, the leftover marinade and Worcestershire sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Add dates and cook for 5 minutes. Add mangoes, juice and raisins and cook for 15 minutes.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 417 calories; 12 g fat(4 g sat); 7 g fiber; 60 g carbohydrates; 18 g protein; 107 mcg folate; 52 mg cholesterol; 49 g sugars; 2,429 IU vitamin A; 83 mg vitamin C; 66 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 286 mg sodium; 963 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (138% daily value), Vitamin A (49% dv), Folate (27% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 4
  • Exchanges: 3½ fruit, 2 medium fat meat

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