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Molasses-Beef Curry

Rated as 4.28 out of 5 Stars

"Being dairy and soy free has made it difficult to eat some of my favorite foods: Japanese. This is a soy and dairy free version of one of my favorite meals."
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2 h 5 m servings 632
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a bowl, then add beef, tossing to coat. Shake off excess flour. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onions and beef until browned. Stir in beef stock, bay leaves, and curry powder. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir in carrots, rice vinegar, molasses, and potatoes and simmer for an additional hour until tender.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 632 calories; 27.4 56.4 39.1 99 319 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was really tasty and the perfect comfort food. I cooked it with the lid on and it thickened up nicely and served it over rice.

Most helpful critical review

We added garlic and Serrano peppers. Dish was good enough to cook again. thanks

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This was really tasty and the perfect comfort food. I cooked it with the lid on and it thickened up nicely and served it over rice.

Used the pressure cooker - 20 min for the beef/onions and broth (the beef was still partially frozen), release pressure, add the rest of the stuff, return to pressure and cook for 5 more minutes...

I made this for my husband who is allergic to soy and gluten intolerant. I omitted the flour, used beef short ribs instead of stew meat, and added some carrots. The results were amazingly tasty....

Great recipe. I doubled up the molasses and tripled the Curry and I still couldn't taste the curry. Nonetheless my family loved it!!

Thank you for this dairy free, soya free recipe. 'm wheat and wheat product intolerant, plus lactose intolerant. This curry is great. (I used cornstarch for thickener...)

Made this following the recipe and it was wonderful.

I followed the directions to the tee and hated it at first , I let it sit overnight so the potato’s could soak up the two heaping tablespoons of curry, was amazing for my lunch the next day

Made it as directed. It was a little plain. I would add some more curry, and more heat next time. But perfectly serviceable.

I like this, and eat it like a stew, using 2T of corn starch to thicken. Think beef stew with curry powder.