Recipe of the Day~ Calypso Beef Soup~



-  1-1/2 pounds 95% ground beef
-  1 cup diced peeled sweet potato
-  1/2 cup chopped onion
-  1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
-  1 teaspoon curry powder
-  2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
-  2 cups water or ready-to-serve beef broth
-  1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed, drained
-  1 can (13-1/2 ounces) light unsweetened coconut milk
-  2 cups packed fresh baby spinach leaves
-  3 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
-  Salt and ground black pepper


Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot.
Add ground beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into
3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.

Remove from skillet with slotted spoon. Pour off drippings
in pan; add sweet potato, onion, bell pepper and curry
powder. Cook 4 to 5 minutes or until onion and pepper
are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour;
cook and stir 1 minute.

Stir in water, black-eyed peas and coconut milk; bring to
a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 to 8 minutes or
until sweet potato is tender. Stir in spinach and thyme.
Cook 1 minute or until spinach wilts. Season with salt
and black pepper, as desired.

1 comment for “Recipe of the Day~ Calypso Beef Soup~

  1. Katie Halverson
    November 7, 2014 at 3:58 pm

    This looks like it would be pretty good! I don’t normally make soon but I definitely should!

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