Curried Beef & Rice Cakes with Mushrooms & Green Beans

Curried Beef & Rice Cakes

with Mushrooms & Green Beans

25 MIN
4 Servings
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  • with Beyond Beef®
    includes 16 oz Plant-Based Ground Beyond Beef®
  • with Ground Beef
    includes 18 oz No Added Hormones, Pasture-Raised Ground Beef View recipe
  • with Beyond Beef®

    From the Test Kitchen

    This easy recipe—a spin on Korean tteokbokki—features a combo of vibrant yellow curry paste and soy glaze which we’re using to bring together tender bites of beef, mushrooms, and green beans.
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    Dietary Information

    Vegetarian
    • Nutrition
      PER SERVING
    • Calories
      680 Cals (est.)
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    Curried Beef & Rice Cakes with Mushrooms & Green Beans
    Title
    • 1 lb Plant-Based Ground Beyond Beef®
    • ½ lb Mushrooms
    • 1 lb Rice Cakes
    • 6 oz Green Beans
    • 1½ Tbsps Yellow Curry Paste
    • 3 Tbsps Soy Glaze
    • 4 Tbsps Crème Fraîche
    • 1 tsp Black & White Sesame Seeds
    • 2 Tbsps Soy Sauce
    Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
    1 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce

    Fill a large pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut the mushrooms into bite-sized pieces. Cut the green beans into 2-inch pieces. In a bowl, whisk together the curry paste, soy glaze, soy sauce, and 1/2 cup of water. Season with salt and pepper.

    Brown the mushrooms
    2 Brown the mushrooms

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the mushroom pieces in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Using a spoon, move the browned mushrooms to one side of the pan.

    Cook the Beyond Beef™ & sauce
    3 Cook the Beyond Beef™ & sauce

    Add the Beyond Beef™ to the other side of the pan; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally and breaking apart with a spoon, 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Carefully drain off and discard any excess liquid. Add the sauce (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, or until the Beyond Beef™ is browned and cooked through. Turn off the heat.

    Cook the green beans & rice cakes
    4 Cook the green beans & rice cakes

    Meanwhile, add the green been pieces to the pot of boiling water and cook 2 minutes. Add the rice cakes. Continue to cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender and the green beans are bright green. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot.

    Finish & serve your dish
    5 Finish & serve your dish

    Add the cooked Beyond Beef™ and sauce to the pot of cooked green beans and rice cakes. Season with salt and  pepper. Cook on medium-high, stirring frequently, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until combined and the rice cakes are thoroughly coated. Turn off the heat; stir in the crème fraîche until combined. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished Beyond Beef™ and rice cakes garnished with the sesame seeds. Enjoy!

    Tips from Home Chefs

    Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
    1 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce

    Fill a large pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut the mushrooms into bite-sized pieces. Cut the green beans into 2-inch pieces. In a bowl, whisk together the curry paste, soy glaze, soy sauce, and 1/2 cup of water. Season with salt and pepper.

    2 Brown the mushrooms

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the mushroom pieces in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Using a spoon, move the browned mushrooms to one side of the pan.

    Brown the mushrooms
    Cook the Beyond Beef™ & sauce
    3 Cook the Beyond Beef™ & sauce

    Add the Beyond Beef™ to the other side of the pan; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally and breaking apart with a spoon, 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Carefully drain off and discard any excess liquid. Add the sauce (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, or until the Beyond Beef™ is browned and cooked through. Turn off the heat.

    4 Cook the green beans & rice cakes

    Meanwhile, add the green been pieces to the pot of boiling water and cook 2 minutes. Add the rice cakes. Continue to cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender and the green beans are bright green. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot.

    Cook the green beans & rice cakes
    Finish & serve your dish
    5 Finish & serve your dish

    Add the cooked Beyond Beef™ and sauce to the pot of cooked green beans and rice cakes. Season with salt and  pepper. Cook on medium-high, stirring frequently, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until combined and the rice cakes are thoroughly coated. Turn off the heat; stir in the crème fraîche until combined. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished Beyond Beef™ and rice cakes garnished with the sesame seeds. Enjoy!

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