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Babootie

by in Mar 2001

Yield: Makes 8 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds any combination of ground beef, pork, or lamb
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 pound canned tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons curry
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • salt
  • 2 firm bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons apricot jam or 1 can apricots
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup tomato juice, for thinning

Instructions:

Brown meat, drain off fat, saute onion, then combine all ingredients and simmer for a half hour. Thin with tomato juice, as needed, and serve over rice. Can be made in a crock pot.
Updated Wednesday, February 9th, 2005
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One Response to Babootie

  1. Anonymous October 31, 2005 at 12:24 pm #

    Mostly wanted to try this because it’s so much fun to say. Used lean ground beef and pork; apricot preserves instead of jam. Would make this again but leave out the almonds and add the bananas and apples just long enough to heat through. Served over brown rice. Love trying new dinner ideas and this one is worthy of a repeat.

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