Great piled into a jacket potato with grated cheese. Add in a cube of plain chocolate for a warm, richer flavour.
essential Chilli con carne
700g essential Waitrose British Beef lean mince (typically 10% fat)
1 essential Waitrose Onion, chopped
1 essential Waitrose Red Pepper, diced
1-1½ tsp hot chilli powder
400g can essential
Waitrose Chopped Tomatoes
1½ tbsp essential Waitrose Tomato Purée
400g can essentialWaitrose Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
1. Fry the mince, onion and red pepper in a large, non-stick saucepan for 5 minutes until softened and browned. Add the chilli powder and cook for 1 minute.
2. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, tomato purée and kidney beans, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Serve with rice or jacket potatoes and topped with a little soured cream or grated cheese.
This freezes well. Allow to cool completely, then ladle into resealable boxes or bags and place in freezer; remember to label and date. To reheat, thaw overnight in the fridge and tip in to a pan, gently heat and bring.
- Preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cooking time: 20 minutes
- Total time: 30 minutes
Typical values per serving:
1 of your 5 a day per serving excluding serving suggestion
Average user rating Based on 27 ratings
This recipe was first published in Mon Oct 03 11:32:00 BST 2011.