Coconut Beef Curry

This exotic beef curry with its Eastern spice blend makes an easy one-dish meal.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 lbs. stewing beef, cut into 1⁄4-inch strips
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. paprika
  • 2 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 4 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 can (13.5 oz.) coconut milk
  • 1⁄2 cup water
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 Thai chilies, sliced
  • 3 lime leaves, thinly sliced or 4 1⁄2 tsp. grated lime zest

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat, add coconut oil. Add beef strips; cook for 3 minutes, or until browned.
  • Add onions, garlic, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, and curry powder; sauté for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add zucchini and sweet potatoes.
  • In a small bowl, combine tomato paste, coconut milk, water, and sea salt until well mixed. Add mixture to skillet with meat and vegetables.
  • Place skillet in oven and bake for 1 hour, until vegetables are tender.
  • Sprinkle with chilies and lime leaves, and serve while still hot.