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Middle Eastern Spicy Ground Beef with Baharat Seasoning, Mint, and Cilantro

Lauren Shallcross: "This is delicious! I did it with jasmine rice and…" Read More
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  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground caraway
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (I used Grapeseed Oil)
  • 1 cup minced onion (finely)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ginger root (minced)
  • 1 1/4 pounds extra lean ground beef (I used beef with 7% fat)
  • 14.5 ounces tomatoes (petite dice)
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning (Baharat, or to taste; some versions of this mixture are quite spicy so check your package)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • quinoa
  • rice
  • rice
  • couscous
  • couscous
  • fat free greek yogurt (for serving, if desired)
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    Calories180Calories from Fat25
    Total Fat3.5g5%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat25
    Total Carbohydrate32g11%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    This is delicious! I did it with jasmine rice and made my own Baharat. I would recommend buying a Baharat seasoning first if you’ve never worked with it because I don’t know if I did it right. But it is a really scrumptious yet different use for ground beef.
    Heimburger 2 years ago
    Unique flavors, very tasty. The Baharat I used was from Aldi (1.75 oz $1.99), but didn’t have much heat. Served over brown jasmine rice which I think has so much sweetness it detracts from the meat, so will do couscous next time. Leftovers in lettuce wraps make a great lunch!
    Temple 3 years ago
    Fantastic! Like another reviewer, I had to salt to taste but that’s easy enough to do. I didn’t have the Baharat seasoning but there are plenty of recipes online for it.
    Norys Torres 3 years ago
    I loved it! Was delish!
    Gentry M. 4 years ago
    Great recipe. Needed to add salt, though
    Kiran Choudhry 4 years ago
    I loved the spice mix and would increase the amount of cardamom next time. I also added chill powder and didn't have Bharat mix but used falafel mix they have at our local supermarket in Toronto, also used roasted red pepper and tomoato mix instead and was delicious! Ate it over quinoa. Will make again !
    Chantilly McKinnon 4 years ago
    I used four real tomatoes and one cup of water instead of the called for tomato amount and had to add twice as much spice as what it called for came out perfect
    Ashley Binion 4 years ago
    It came out very blad.
    Amy H. 5 years ago
    I bought the baharat spice mix through amazon prime for $6. This is easy, quick, yummy and different. My supermarket has been out of fresh cilantro for months..which is weird... But the dish still was great with out it. I will definitely be making this again
    Chuck Y. 6 years ago
    My daughter and I liked this recipe, but we had to use 3x as much baharat to give it flavor. She and I would give it 4 stars. My wife and other daughter would give it 2 stars, so we made it a 3. We followed the recipe exactly as written except for tripling the spices.