Calypso Beef Soup

Calypso Beef Soup

Ingredients icon 12 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 6 servings
Time icon 45 to 50 minutes


  • 1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef (93% or leaner)

  • 1 cup diced peeled sweet potato

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups water or ready-to-serve beef broth

  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed, drained

  • 1 can (13-1/2 ounces) light unsweetened coconut milk

  • 2 cups packed fresh baby spinach leaves

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme

  • Salt and ground black pepper


  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon. Pour off drippings in pan; add sweet potato, onion, bell pepper and curry powder. Cook 4 to 5 minutes or until onion and pepper are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour; cook and stir 1 minute.

  2. Return beef to skillet. Stir in water, black-eyed peas and coconut milk; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 to 8 minutes or until sweet potato is tender. Stir in spinach and thyme. Cook 1 minute or until spinach wilts. Season with salt and black pepper, as desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 319 calories; 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 84 mg cholesterol; 339 mg sodium; 23 g carbohydrate; 4.8 g fiber; 30 g protein; 6.9 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.8 mcg vitamin B12; 4.7 mg iron; 23.8 mcg selenium; 7.1 mg zinc; 98.7 mg choline.

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