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betty's thai style ground beef

Recipe by
Betty Bramanis

Need dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes? A surprisingly easy meal using ground beef to create an inexpensive Thai style meal. Though there are a number of ingredients, there are few steps. If you like more heat, simply add more prepared curry paste.

yield 5 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For betty's thai style ground beef

  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 lb (500 g) ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon prepared thai red curry paste
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (passata)
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon asian fish sauce
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 pepper (capsicum) sliced or diced
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil (for frying)

How To Make betty's thai style ground beef

  • 1
    Heat a large pan or skillet over a medium - high heat. Melt the oil in the pan.
  • 2
    Gently cook the onions for 3-5 minutes. Add the garlic and fry until fragrant.
  • 3
    Add in the beef and fry until browned.
  • 4
    Add the curry paste and the tomato sauce (passata) until fragrant only a couple of minutes.
  • 5
    Add the sugar, lime juice, fish sauce, peppers and beans and cook a further 2-3 minutes.
  • 6
    Remove from the heat and top with the peanuts.
  • 7
    Serve with white rice, jasmine rice or noodles (vermicelli is my favourite).

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