Ground Beef With Spinach and Fresh Mint Recipe

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  1. For the green paste, bring 2 inches of water to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat. Add the spinach and stir. Cover and steam, stirring every now and then, until wilted, about 5 minutes. Puree in a blender (with any remaining water) along with the cilantro and mint leaves. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil with the cinnamon stick, cardamom, and cloves in a large, heavy-bottomed casserole over medium-high heat and cook, stirring, until the cinnamon unfurls, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and ginger and cook stirring, 1 minute. Add the onion, green chile, and salt and cook, stirring, until the onion begins to brown around the edges, 8-10 minutes.
  4. Stir in the beef and black pepper and cook, stirring, 5 minutes. Add the yogurt 2 tablespoons at a time and stir well after each addition. Simmer gently, stirring every now and then, for 5 minutes. Add the green paste, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer 5 more minutes.
  5. Stir in the garam masala and cook 1 more minute. Taste for salt, Serve hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 443.56 Kcal (1857 kJ)
Calories from fat 216.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.04g 37%
Cholesterol 113.4mg 38%
Sodium 786.36mg 33%
Potassium 1285.06mg 27%
Total Carbs 13.22g 4%
Sugars 5.2g 21%
Dietary Fiber 4.09g 16%
Protein 40.55g 81%
Vitamin C 45.2mg 75%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 25%
Iron 94.5mg 525%
Calcium 207.9mg 21%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 110.16 Kcal (461 kJ)
Calories from fat 53.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.97g 37%
Cholesterol 28.16mg 38%
Sodium 195.3mg 33%
Potassium 319.15mg 27%
Total Carbs 3.28g 4%
Sugars 1.29g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1.01g 16%
Protein 10.07g 81%
Vitamin C 11.2mg 75%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 25%
Iron 23.5mg 525%
Calcium 51.6mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.1
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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