Oven-Baked Beef & Curry Rice with Spinach, Cilantro Sauce & Peanuts
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Oven-Baked Beef & Curry Rice

with Spinach, Cilantro Sauce & Peanuts

50 MIN
2 Servings
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Featuring pre-chopped ingredients and a recyclable baking tin, our Ready to Cook recipes make prep and cleaning a breeze. Just assemble, bake, and enjoy! For this flavor-packed dish, you'll combine white rice, spinach, tomato paste, and spicy yellow curry paste to create the base for vadouvan-spiced beef. It's all complete with a dollop of sour cream and a drizzle of herbaceous cilantro sauce just before serving.
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Oven-Baked Beef & Curry Rice with Spinach, Cilantro Sauce & Peanuts
Title
  • 10 oz Ground Beef
  • ½ cup Long Grain White Rice
  • ¼ cup Cilantro Sauce
  • 2 tsps Vadouvan Curry Powder
  • 3 oz Baby Spinach
  • ¼ cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Tbsp Yellow Curry Paste
  • 2 Tbsps Tomato Paste
  • 3 Tbsps Roasted Peanuts
  • 1 Single-Use Aluminum Tray
Prepare the ingredients & make the base
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the base

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the spinach. Carefully rinse the rice (sifting through for any impurities). Drain thoroughly. In a bowl, whisk together the tomato paste, 1 cup of water, and as much of the curry paste as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. Whisk until thoroughly combined. In the tray, combine the spinach, rice, and curry-tomato mixture. Season with salt and pepper; stir to thoroughly combine.

Add the beef & bake the tray
2 Add the beef & bake the tray

Add the beef (tearing into bite-sized pieces before adding) in even layer; season with salt, pepper, and the curry powder. Tightly cover the tray with foil and bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until the rice is tender and the beef is cooked through. Remove from the oven.

Serve your dish
3 Serve your dish

Serve the baked tray topped with the sour cream, cilantro sauce, and peanuts. Enjoy!

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Prepare the ingredients & make the base
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the base

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the spinach. Carefully rinse the rice (sifting through for any impurities). Drain thoroughly. In a bowl, whisk together the tomato paste, 1 cup of water, and as much of the curry paste as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. Whisk until thoroughly combined. In the tray, combine the spinach, rice, and curry-tomato mixture. Season with salt and pepper; stir to thoroughly combine.

2 Add the beef & bake the tray

Add the beef (tearing into bite-sized pieces before adding) in even layer; season with salt, pepper, and the curry powder. Tightly cover the tray with foil and bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until the rice is tender and the beef is cooked through. Remove from the oven.

Add the beef & bake the tray
Serve your dish
3 Serve your dish

Serve the baked tray topped with the sour cream, cilantro sauce, and peanuts. Enjoy!

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