Moroccan Beef Stir-Fry

This Moroccan Beef Stir-Fry recipe features spices you probably already have in your cupboard and turn ground beef into an interesting supper dish with exotic North African flavours.

Yields1 ServingDifficultyBeginnerPrep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins
 1 lb (500 g) Extra Lean or Lean Ground Beef Sirloin or Round*
 1 onion, chopped
 2 carrots, cut into matchstick pieces
 ½ sweet red pepper, cut into matchstick pieces
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tbsp (15 mL) paprika
 1 tsp (5 mL) ground ginger
 1 tsp (5 mL) cumin
 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon
 ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
 ¼ tsp (1 mL) pepper
 ¼ tsp (1 mL) hot chili pepper flakes
 28 oz (796 mL) can diced tomatoes
 ¾ cup (175 mL) sliced green olives
 Toasted pine nuts and chopped fresh
 coriander
1

Cook ground beef, onion, carrots and sweet pepper in large skillet over medium-high heat, breaking beef up into small chunks with back of spoon, for 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is completely cooked and vegetables are tender-crisp. Drain if necessary.

2

Stir in garlic and seasonings; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in olives; heat through. Season with more salt and pepper if desired.

3

Garnish with pine nuts and coriander to serve.

4

*Other Options: Lean Ground Chuck or Lean/Extra Lean Ground Beef

 

Ingredients

 1 lb (500 g) Extra Lean or Lean Ground Beef Sirloin or Round*
 1 onion, chopped
 2 carrots, cut into matchstick pieces
 ½ sweet red pepper, cut into matchstick pieces
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tbsp (15 mL) paprika
 1 tsp (5 mL) ground ginger
 1 tsp (5 mL) cumin
 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon
 ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
 ¼ tsp (1 mL) pepper
 ¼ tsp (1 mL) hot chili pepper flakes
 28 oz (796 mL) can diced tomatoes
 ¾ cup (175 mL) sliced green olives
 Toasted pine nuts and chopped fresh
 coriander

Directions

1

Cook ground beef, onion, carrots and sweet pepper in large skillet over medium-high heat, breaking beef up into small chunks with back of spoon, for 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is completely cooked and vegetables are tender-crisp. Drain if necessary.

2

Stir in garlic and seasonings; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in olives; heat through. Season with more salt and pepper if desired.

3

Garnish with pine nuts and coriander to serve.

4

*Other Options: Lean Ground Chuck or Lean/Extra Lean Ground Beef

Moroccan Beef Stir-Fry