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Curried Beef Ambrosia

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


Curried Beef Ambrosia Recipe

Makes: 6 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless blade steak, trimmed, cut into 1” cubes
  • 3/4 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
  • 2/3 cup chopped dried or fresh pitted dates
  • 4 ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted and cut into 1-inch cubes, juice reserved
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Preparation

  1. Place beef in a bowl, add red wine, 1 1/2 teaspoons oil, salt and pepper and toss lightly. Cover and marinate for 3 to 4 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Heat remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and curry powder and sauté until onion has softened, about 5 minutes. Drain the beef, reserving marinade. Add the beef to the pan and sauté 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

Per serving: 390 calories; 12 g fat (4 g sat, 5 g mono); 50 mg cholesterol; 52 g carbohydrates; 18 g protein; 6 g fiber; 164 mg sodium; 861 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (67% dv), Zinc (37% daily value), Selenium (35% dv), Potassium (25% dv), Vitamin A (22% dv), Iron (21% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 3 1/2 fruit, 2 medium fat meat


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Meal/Course
Dinner

Season
Spring
Fall
Winter
Type of Dish
Main dish, meat
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
More than 1 hour
Servings
6
Main Ingredient
Beef
Preparation/ Technique
Marinate/Rub
Saute

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