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Thai Ground Beef Curry

Thai Ground Beef Curry by Ashley of MyHeartBeets.com

Thai Ground Beef Curry

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Servings 4


  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil or fat of choice
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2-3 Thai bird chilies slit but keep intact
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 inch-knob ginger minced
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1 medium broccoli head chopped into florets
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 giant handful of Thai basil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice


  • Heat a skillet or wok over medium heat and add the oil, onion and Thai chilies.
  • Once the onion begins to brown, add the garlic, ginger, turmeric, cumin, salt, black pepper and ground beef. Cook until the beef is no longer pink.
  • Stir in the red curry paste then add broccoli. Cook for a minute then add tomato sauce, fish sauce and Thai basil.
  • Simmer on low for about 10-15 minutes - or until sauce begins to thicken.
  • Add the fresh lime juice and serve.


I always use grassfed beef, so if you’re using regular beef, you can probably cut down on the oil.
Also, if you can’t find Thai bird chilies, use serrano peppers instead.
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