Chilli Con Carne Recipe

Posted by Jane Walters

Ingredients – serves 4 people
1 large white onion – finely diced
1 large red pepper – finely diced
3 garlic cloves – crushed
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp chilli powder (more if you like it hotter)
115g tomato puree
1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
1 x 400g tin baked beans (or red kidney beans for adults)
500g mince beef
1. Fry onions, garlic and peppers in a pan with the olive oil until soft
2. Add chilli powder and cook for 2-3 minutes
3. Add the mince beef, keep stirring so the meat separates and dose not stick together, when meat browned stir in the tomato puree
4. Add the chopped tomatoes, swill the tin with water and also add to the pan. Cook gently for 25 minutes
5. Add the beans and cook for another 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally
6. Serve with rice and or tortilla chips