Creamy Coconut Beef Meatball Curry

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE MEATBALLS

  • 500g of extra lean ground beef (beef mince)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp of onion powder
  • 200g zucchini, grated
  • 1 egg
  • Handful of coriander, finely chopped

FOR THE CURRY SAUCE:

  • 200g of sweet potato mash
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 2 tbs medium curry powder
  • 5 tbs of tomato paste
  • 1 cup frozen chopped green beans
  • 1 cup (240ml) coconut milk
  • 1 tsp of red chilli flakes (optional for additional heat)
  • fresh coriander, chopped to garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Add the ingredients for the meatballs to a large bowl and form into approx 20 meatballs and set aside.
  2. Add the sweet potato mash, curry powder, beef stock, red chilli flakes, and tomato paste to a deep frying pan over a medium heat and stir until it's all combine and becomes a smooth sauce.
  3. Drop the meatballs into the sauce (you don't need to brown them first), cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in the coconut milk and green beans and continue to simmer without the lid for 5 minutes. If you prefer a more saucy curry, you can also add in a little more stock at this point.
  5. Serve, garnish with coriander (optional) and enjoy!!

Author: http://www.slimmingeats.com/blog/coconut-beef-meatball-curry