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Spicy beef with eggplant and chickpeas

6 - 9
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
30 min
15 min
15 min
Quick spicy beef recipe in 30 minutes flavoured with the Indian spice garam masala, eggplant and chickpeas.


Olive oil

1 tbs


1 medium, cut into 1.5cm pieces

Red onion

1 medium, finely chopped

Lean beef mince

350 g

Fresh red chilli

1 whole, deseeded, finely chopped


2 clove(s), crushed

Garam masala

1 tsp

Chickpeas, no added salt, canned, drained

1 can(s), (400g can), rinsed

Salt-reduced liquid beef stock

½ cup(s), (125ml)

English spinach

1 bunch(es), trimmed, rinsed, chopped

99% fat-free plain Greek yoghurt

cup(s), (80g)


  1. Heat 3 teaspoons oil in a wok over high heat. Stir-fry eggplant, in batches, for 2 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Reheat remaining oil in same wok over medium-high heat. Stir-fry onion for 2-3 minutes or until golden. Add mince and stir-fry, breaking mince up with a wooden spoon, for 3-4 minutes or until browned. Add chilli, garlic and garam masala and stir-fry for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add chickpeas and stock. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Return eggplant to wok with spinach and cook for 2-3 minutes or until eggplant is heated through and spinach has wilted. Serve with a dollop of yoghurt.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed broccolini.