Spicy bean and beef chilli

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 360 mins
Spicy bean and beef chilli
This is an easy recipe to make and absolutely delicious with hits of chilli, loaded with proteins and surprisingly healthy.

1 tbsp olive oil

1 carrot, finely chopped

1 celery stalk, finely chopped

1 onion, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 red or green chillies, deseeded (if you wish) and finely chopped

475g beef mince

1 tsp or more chilli powder (depending how hot you like it)

400g tinned chopped tomatoes

100g passata

2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

Salt and pepper

2 x 400g tinned red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

Tortilla wraps or rice, to serve (optional)

Fresh parsley, for garnish

In a frying pan, add the oil and cook the vegetables, onion and cook until soft then add the garlic, chillies and cook for about 5 minutes stirring.

Tip into the slow cooker.

Cook the mince until browned then tip into the slow cooker, add in chilli powder if using, then pour in the tomatoes with their juices, the passata and stir well to combine.

Add the Worcestershire sauce and a bit of salt and pepper to taste.

Cook on low for 6 hours.

Taste and season if necessary.

Add the kidney beans in the last 10 minutes then serve with either rice or tortilla wraps if desired. 


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
360 minutes

Main ingredients
Beans, Beef, Vegetables, Chilli

Recipe Type
Dinner, Entertaining, Family Dinners, Slow cooking


Level of Difficulty


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