Curry Beef Soup

This enticing soup recipe originated in South Africa with the curry spice influence of the north.

Curry Beef Soup Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Curry Beef Soup for 6 servings:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 pound cubed beef stew meat
  • 6 cups beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 potatoes, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons salt

Curry Beef Soup Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Curry Beef Soup easily:

  1. 1 Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Cook onions and beef cubes until beef is browned and onions are tender.
  2. 2 Add the beef stock, curry and bay leaves. Cook over low heat for 30 minutes.
  3. 3 Add the potatoes, vinegar and salt. Simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour until all is tender. Remove bay leaves, and serve hot.


  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 343 calories; 19.8 grams of fat; 20.5 grams of carbohydrates; 20 grams of protein; 61 milligrams of cholesterol; 939 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 25th 2010

    This is now my favorite soup ever! I make fresh French bread to dip in it and it is AMAZING! I cook it for about an hour and then add potatoes and carrots for the last 30 minutes. Absolutly ...

  2. Jul 15th 2009

    Yummy! I followed the recipe except, like others, I added some cornstarch to thicken it and I also added some veggies (carrots and celery). I accidentally let it simmer too long so a lot of ...

  3. Apr 14th 2008

    This recipe was easy to follow, used simple ingredients, and tasted delicious! I added half a bag of frozen California Blend vegetables(carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower) about ten minutes ...

  4. Nov 7th 2007

    This is one of my favorite beef stews. That curry adds an exotic zing! I love the flavor and nutrient value of swapping out the white potatoes for all sweet potatoes or a mix of sweet potato ...

  5. Apr 17th 2007

    My family *loves* this recipe and it is so easy! I usually throw all of the ingredients in the crock pot and walk away.

  6. Jul 20th 2006

    I did not care for this.

  7. May 22nd 2006

    This dish was great! I added a bag of frozen veggies to it so it would be more then just meat and potatoes. I also cooked it longer for more flavor. Very good!

  8. Dec 17th 2004

    This did not turn out well for us. I did cook it in the crock pot instead of on the stove, but other than that, I followed the ingredients exactly. I did not enjoy the flavor. I usually ha ...

  9. Dec 6th 2004

    My wife suprised me with this dish. It was wonderful. Only thing she did different was she added cornstarch to thicken it. She wanted a beef curry dish, not soup. It still turned out lovely