A hot beef chilli con carne made with minced beef, diced red peppers, onions, tomatoes and kidney beans flavoured with garlic, coriander, cumin, oregano, fresh & dried chillies and a hint of dark chocolate. This spicy chilli is served on a bed of white rice with a sprinkle of fresh coriander
A traditional spicy chilli made with minced beef, simmered with tomatoes, red peppers and kidney beans, served with white rice and a sprinkle of coriander. To make the chilli, chop the onions and gently fry, add the chopped chilli and crushed garlic. Add the spice and cook for a minute or two, then add the sliced red peppers, cook till the peppers soften and then set aside. Add the mince to the frying pan and cook till golden brown. Add the onion and pepper mix previously set aside, add the kidney beans, tomatoes and tomato puree cook for a minute or two. Add the stock and oregano and gently simmer for 45 minutes. Add the chocolate and season with salt and pepper, serve on a bed of white rice with a sprinkle of chopped coriander
This recipe is perfect for late autumn, early
spring and winter meals, it's easy to make but does take a while to cook. We
would cook this recipe on a weekend make extra and store it in the freezer for a
quick midweek meal
This dish is ideal for everyone, it is perfect if you are cooking for a family or if you're just cooking for two. It's great if you are on a tight budget as it's very economical and perfect for taking advantage of supermarket special offers as it freezes well.
This dish can be healthy if you choose low-fat
mince beef we recommend adding extra vegetables for additional flavour if you're using low-fat meat.
If you have leftover beef chili then why not try one of these dinner ideas,
We have kept this dinner idea simple and served it with white rice, but there are loads of different sides that go well with this dish serve it with
This recipe has loads of spice with fresh and dried chillies, to give it that extra punch. We use minced beef, as we think it is the best meat for this traditional dish. The secret ingredient that makes this the best is the addition of a small square of dark chocolate.
we use mince beef, you can use stewing beef, but it will take quite a bit longer to cook. To reduce the extra cooking time, you can cut the stewing steak into smaller chunks
Beans or no beans you decide, in our opinion the dish is great with or without beans, if you are not a fan of kidney beans swap them for a different one like black beans
This recipe is believed to have originated in either northern Mexico or southern Texas. The original recipe did not include the addition of kidney beans, but over the years has become a staple ingredient for this dish. Chilli Verde is a pork dish created in Mexico, made with green tomatoes and green chillies and is often used as a filling for burritos White chilli is a chicken version, which uses green chillies and white beans and is often served with sour cream
What is the secret to a good
Cook it for a long time on the stove
so the meat is really soft. Add a square of dark chocolate to bring out the
How do you add flavour to a
Herbs and spices add flavour, we use
garlic, oregano, chilli flakes, cinnamon, coriander and cumin and a square of
dark chocolate that brings out the flavours
What is the difference between chili
and chilli con carne?
Chili con carne is made with meat
often beef and chili can be made with anything including veggie versions made
Does chilli con carne have to have
beans in it
Its personal choice, if you like
beans put them in, you can also try different beans like black beans stick to
coloured beans as white beans won't work as well with beef