chilli con carne

Chilli Con Carne

chilli con carne

Chilli Con Carne

So easy to make. Don't bother with ready meal style versions of this. This is satisfying and full of flavour, and better still, good for you! Serve with cauliflower rice, creme fraiche and grated cheese
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 4 hungry people

Ingredients
  

  • 500 g minced beef grass fed if possible and full fat
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1/2-1 tsp hot chilli powder watch out for chilli blends with added sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 400 g tin kidney beans in water, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tbs tomato puree
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin not essential
  • 1 tsp onion powder not essential
  • 1 tsp garlic granules not essential

Instructions
 

  • Put the oil and onion into a big pan.
  • Fry over a medium heat for a couple of minutes, do not brown.
  • Add mince and stir until the mince is starting to colour.
  • Sprinkle over the chilli powder and crushed garlic. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add all the other ingredients and stir well. If it looks a bit dry add a touch of boiling water.
  • Cover and simmer for 45 minutes to an hour stirring occasionally and serve.

Notes

This is great served with guacamole (see recipe), cauliflower rice (see recipe), grated cheese and creme fraiche.

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