Friday, August 2, 2013

Skinny Slow Cooker – Beef Curry (from skinnyms.com)

Scrumptious delumptious low calorie crock pot beef curry recipe is a time saver and a win-win.

Slow Cooker Beef Curry
Serving size: 1 cup | Calories: 156 | Previous Points: 3 | Points Plus: 4 | Total Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 14 mg | Sodium: 203 mg | Carbohydrates: 18 g | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 14 g | Protein: 12 g |
Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean stew meat, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 3/4 cups beef broth or stock, low-sodium
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch + 1 tablespoon water, optional
Directions

Place stew meat in slow cooker, sprinkle with curry powder, add all other ingredients and stir to combine. Cover, cook on low 7 to 8 hours. Beef Curry is delicious served over a bed of brown rice, quinoa or couscous. Recommend 4- 6 quart slow cooker. For a thicker curry, combine cornstarch and water, add to slow cooker the last 15 minutes of cooking time.
NOTE: If preferred, saute onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil until tender, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and saute one additional minute. Add to slow cooker along with other ingredients.


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