Chilli con carne

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 90 mins
Chilli con carne

2 large onions

700g lean stewing beef, remove the fat and cut into cubes

3-4 cloves of garlic

800g canned tomatoes

2 green/red peppers

3 green or red chillies (remove the seeds for a mild version)

2 tsp ground cumin

400g tinned red kidney beans

1 tsp brown sugar

To serve

2 tbsp coriander leaves

4 tbsp cheddar cheese, grated

Heat the olive oil in a casserole dish and fry the meat for about 5-6 minutes until lightly browned. Add the onion and garlic and stir for a minute before adding the tinned tomatoes, peppers, chopped chillies and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Place a lid on the casserole dish and simmer for about an hour, until the meat is tender and the liquid has formed a sauce of thick consistency.

Add the cumin, kidney beans and the brown sugar. Simmer for 10 minutes and serve with rice and grated cheese. Garnish with the coriander leaves. 


Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
90 minutes

Main ingredients
Beef, Vegetables, Rice

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy, Family Dinners, Quick Meals, Stew, One Pot, Classics

American, Mexican

Special Info
Gluten free, Nut free, Egg free, Pregnant Mums

Level of Difficulty

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