African Beef Curry

This is super easy and super tasty.  This is great because it serves a lot of people for not much effort and has great flavor.  You can experiment with additional spices and toppings (flaked coconut is also good).

Yield: 7 servings


  • 1 lb beef, cubed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup peanuts
  • Cooked rice
  • Green onioins, chopped (to taste)
  • Banana, sliced (to taste)
  • Raisins (to taste)


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the beef, tomatoes, onion, peppers, curry, and salt.  Cover and simmer for 90-120 minutes (until the beef is cooked).  Add peanuts when there's about 20 minutes left.
  2. Serve curry over cooked rice.  Top with green onions, banana slices, and raisins.  Serve hot.

Adapted from Taste of Home.