"He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise."--Henry David Thoreau

Cafe's Spicy Curried Beef Capellini Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Cafe's Spicy Curried Beef Capellini, by , is from The Perry Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Phyllis Perry Colbert
Added: Wednesday, July 16, 2008


3 tbsp peanut oil
1 lg yellow onion cut in half, peeled and sliced thin
1 rounded tbsp chopped garlic
3 1/2 tbsp good curry powder
1 tsp red pepper flakes
1 lb lean ground beef
4 c ground tomatoes
1 1/2 c strong chicken stock
2 c baby spinach (two large handfuls)
1 lb just cooked still hot capellini pasta
3 oz of unsalted butter, cut in small pieces
Salt to taste, if needed

Heat the oil in a large, deep, heavy frying pan. Add onions and garlic, saute until limp. Then add curry powder and red pepper flakes, stir in and saute another minute. With a fork break in ground beef, saute until meat loses its raw color, and is lightly golden. Stir in tomatoes and chicken stock. Cook over medium high heat for about 5 minutes, until hot and reduced slightly. Salt if needed.
Turn off heat and stir in spinach. Now toss in, (cooked and still hot) capellini. Then stir in pieces of butter, until mixed.

Serve with a simple butter lettuce salad, and for dessert, fruit sorbet with almond cookies.Enjoy!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!