Monday, September 11, 2017

Recipes beef curry and peanut sauce

There was a cooking class offered at Esme's school,  but it was after school every week and we couldn't provide transportation home because of my work schedule...  so, we've offered to teach her a few more things at home, and she has agreed to be brave and try things.

Tonight, she made her own sloppy Joe tonight start to finish :-)   She cooked the meat and added spices and tomatoes and chopped up some cheese with a knife and then poured it all over Italian bread.

I also made beef curry (for myself tonight and tomorrow's lunch) and it was excellent.
1 tbsp olive oil
Onions and green peppers
Hot madras curry powder
Black pepper
Tiny bit of good cinnamon
4 oz. Ground beef
1 tbsp unsalted butter (melted then mixed with the curry)
'Golden curry' Japanese curry (1 / 10th block)
 1 tsp tomato paste (add curry and paste together with cooking meat)
--I added about a cup of water and let this simmer and boil until the meat was cooked.. it made its own curry gravy :) --
2/3 cup carrots (add last)
Makes two servings 270 calories era
Serve over 2/3 c white rice

Recipe for peanut butter ginger sauce I want to try
1/2 cup all-natural peanut butter
3 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp grated ginger
Add water if too thick
2 tbsp per serving of rice and meat

3 weeks with the fitness tracker tomorrow

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