Chilli con Carne

   

chilli

An easy, one pot dish to suit the whole family. You can swap the beef for chicken, turkey or pork.

 

Ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil

1 onion, peeled and chopped

1 clove of garlic, peeled and crushed (or diced as small as possible)

2 carrots, peeled and cut into small cubes

Alternative to carrots – 1 red pepper, chopped

400g minced beef

½ tsp chilli powder (adjust to taste)

½ tsp ground cumin

400g tin of chopped tomatoes

400g tin of kidney beans

Alternative to kidney beans – baked beans

 

Method

Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion, garlic and carrots/peppers. Cook and stir until softened (about 5 minutes). Add the mince and heat, stirring, until browned.

Add the tinned tomatoes, chilli powder and cumin. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add the kidney beans/ baked beans, and simmer for an additional 15 minutes.

Serve with rice, adding sour cream/grated cheese on top to taste.

 


October 21, 2015
by Abigail Plested

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