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Moroccan Beef Stir-Fry

Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

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.

 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

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.


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.


Garnish with pine nuts and coriander to serve.


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

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 192
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g13%
Total Carbohydrate 13g5%
Protein 18g36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.