Sweet Aussie Beef Curry

Sweet Aussie Beef Curry

Serves 6

This simple curry is super tasty and definitely more sweet than spicy. It’s also full of hidden fruit and veggies, so perfect for kids and  vego-phobics alike! This is a  firm favourite in our house!


2 teaspoons olive oil

500g (1 pound) minced beef

30g (1 ounce) butter

1 medium brown onion (150g), chopped finely

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 medium carrots (240g), chopped finely

185g (60z) baby new potatoes, chopped finely

1 large apple, grated coarsely

1 tablespoon curry powder

1 tablespoon plain flour

1 ½ cups (375ml) beef stock

400g (13oz) canned crushed tomatoes

1 tablespoon light brown sugar

1/2 cup (60g) frozen peas

How to

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan, add beef; cook, stirring until browned Remove from pan
  2. Melt butter in same pan, add onion, garlic, carrot, potato and apple. Cook, stirring until soft.
  3. Return beef to pan with curry powder and flour. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes.  Gradually stir in stock. Stir in undrained tomatoes and sugar. Bring to the boil, stirring. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Stir in peas and cook until hot, season to taste.
  4. Serve with steamed rice or naan bread.

Other info

Prep and cooking time:  40 minutes

TIP! Substitute a stick of finely chopped celery for one of the carrots.