Golden Rice & Beef

Golden Rice & Beef

The colours alone could knock this one out of the park, but the sweet, savoury and somewhat exotic flavours carry it the extra mile. This is a fantastic dish for any occasion, any time of year.
The “Big Beef Batch” recipe is included in an informative recipe booklet.

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Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL)butter
  • 1 smallonion, diced
  • 2 clovesgarlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL)each turmeric, cardamom, cumin, red pepper flakes and salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL)each cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 1 cup (250 mL)jasmine rice
  • 2 cups (500 mL)Big Batch Beef
  • 2 cups (250 mL)beef broth
  • 1 cup (250 mL)frozen green beans
  • 1 cup (250 mL)mixed beans, drained and rinsed

Honeyed carrots: 

  • 1 tsp (5 mL)butter
  • 1 cup (250 mL)carrot matchsticks
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL)honey
  • Pinch salt
Directions
  1. In a large skillet melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onions, stirring often, for 3 minutes or until just brown. Stir in garlic, turmeric, cardamom, cumin, red pepper flakes, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook while stirring for 30 seconds. 
  2. Stir in rice and Big Batch Beef. Cook for 1 minute. Pour in broth. Bring to a boil. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and reduce to low. Cook for 15 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; stir in green and mixed beans. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. 
  3. Honeyed carrots: Meanwhile, in a small skillet melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook carrots, honey and salt for 
    3 minutes. Stir carrot and honey sauce into the rice dish once it has finished standing for the 10 minutes.