Looking for a tasty midweek dinner option? Try cooking up our Beef Pilaf with Tomatoes & Green Beans in just 10 minutes for a balanced and tasty meal.
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Beef Stock Powder
a) Heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Once hot, add the beef and cook until browned, 4-5 mins, break it up with a wooden spoon as it cooks. b) Meanwhile, halve, peel and chop the onion into small pieces. Trim the green beans then chop into thirds. Roughly chop the tomatoes. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
a) Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil with 0.25 tsp of salt for the rice. b) When boiling, add the rice and cardamom pods and cook until tender, 12 mins.
a) While the rice is cooking, add the onion to the beef, cook for 3-4 mins, until softened. IMPORTANT: The mince is cooked when it is no longer pink in the middle. b) Lower the heat and add the garlic, easy ginger, curry powder (use less if you don't like heat!), cumin and turmeric and cook, stirring, for 1 min.
a) Add the tomatoes, beans, beef stock powder and water (see ingredients for amounts), season with salt and pepper and mix well. b) Cover with a lid (or foil) and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes have softened and the beans are tender, about 5 mins. Taste and add more salt and pepper if you like.
a) Once the rice is cooked, drain in a sieve and discard the cardamom. TIP: Drain the rice really well to get rid of excess water. b) Roughly chop the coriander (stalks and all). c) Fold the cooked rice gently through the beef mixture with half the coriander. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
a) Divide between plates and top with the remaining coriander and mango chutney. Enjoy!