The ultimate 10 bean chilli

The ultimate 10 bean chilli

This Mexican-style chilli, made using a 10-bean mix, has a lovely, smoky flavour, thanks to the chorizo and chipotle chilli. It's low in fat, is an excellent source of fibre and contains three of your five-a-day.

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High fibre3 of your 5 a day
  • Serves6
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook2 hrs
  • Total time2 hrs 10 mins

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Ingredients

  • 500g Waitrose 10 bean mix, soaked overnight in cold water
  • 1 olive oil spray
  • 80g Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients Iberico de bellota diced chorizo
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 100g Discovery chipotle chilli paste, half
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into chunks
  • 2 yellow peppers, deseeded and cut into chunks
  • 4 rosemary sprigs
  • 750ml Cooks’ Ingredients chicken or vegetable stock, hot

Method

  1. Drain the beans. Put in pan of fresh water and bring to the boil. Boil rapidly for 10 minutes, then lower the heat and simmer for 1 hour, topping up with boiling water from a kettle if necessary.

  2. Meanwhile, spritz a large pan with olive oil spray, add the chorizo, onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes, stirring until the onion is softened and golden. Add the chilli paste, cinnamon and cumin and cook for 2 minutes more. Stir in the tomatoes,peppers, rosemary and stock and bring to the boil.

  3. Drain the beans and add to the pan. Partially cover with a lid and simmer for a further hour or so until the beans are tender and the sauce has thickened. Serve with your choice of side dishes (see above, left).

Cook’s tip

Make this vegetarian by leaving out the chorizo, and adding 2 tsp smoked paprika with the other spices.

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

1,370kJ/ 327kcals

Fat

10g

Saturated Fat

2.6g

Carbohydrates

32g

Sugars

22g

Fibre

19g

Protein

15g

Salt

1.2g

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