Asian Braised Beef with Vegetables

Total Recipe Time: 2 to 2-1/2 hours

Makes 6 Servings


Cooking Process

  1. Combine beef, coconut milk, raisins and curry powder in stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1-3/4 to 2-1/4 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
  2. Stir in frozen vegetables; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are just tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve beef mixture over couscous, if desired. Season with salt.

Nutrition information per serving: 412 calories; 23 g fat (16 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 73 mg cholesterol; 46 mg sodium; 23 g carbohydrate; 2.1 g fiber; 3 g protein; 4 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 5.7 mg iron; 20.6 mcg selenium; 6.2 mg zinc.

Cook's Tip: Two packages (5.6 ounces each) toasted pine nut couscous mix or 2 packages (6.6 ounces each) toasted almond rice pilaf mix yield approximately 6 cups cooked couscous.

Recipe courtesy The Beef Checkoff