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Chilli Con Carne

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Introduction

Lets be honest, there are a million different recipes for Chilli - and I guess it comes down to personal taste as to how you make it. However, this is the recipe I use, and one that is always a success!

Lets be honest, there are a million different recipes for Chilli - and I guess it comes down to personal taste as to how you make it. However, this is the recipe I use, and one that is always a success!

Ingredients

Serves: 5-6

Metric Cups
  • 1 kilogram minced beef
  • olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons chilli powder (to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 2 cans chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 medium onion (roughly chopped)
  • 1 gram dark chocolate
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 beef stock
  • 1 handful button mushrooms
  • 1 green peas (cut into strips)
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 2⅕ pounds ground beef
  • olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder (to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 medium onion (roughly chopped)
  • ounce bittersweet chocolate
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 beef broth
  • 1 handful button mushrooms
  • 1 green peas (cut into strips)
  • 1 can kidney beans

Method

Chilli Con Carne is a community recipe submitted by Will_1991 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat Oil in large saucepan. Stir in Minced Beef and Onions - keep stiring until mince begins to brown.
  • Add flour, and stir until spread evenly. Stir in Chopped Tomatoes and Tomato Puree. Season with Salt, pepper, chilli powder and paprika to taste. Leave to simmer at a low heat for 15 minutes - stirring regularly.
  • Mix in Capsicum and Button Mushrooms. Stir well. Stir in Stock Cube until fully dissolved, and the sauce begins to thicken.
  • Add the square of dark chocolate, and leave to simmer for 10 more minutes at a low heat.
  • Drain off the Kidney Beans, and stir in gently. Turn up heat, and stir for 2-3 minutes. Ready to serve.
  • Heat Oil in large saucepan. Stir in ground beef and Onions - keep stiring until mince begins to brown.
  • Add flour, and stir until spread evenly. Stir in diced tomatoes and Tomato Puree. Season with Salt, pepper, chili powder and paprika to taste. Leave to simmer at a low heat for 15 minutes - stirring regularly.
  • Mix in Capsicum and Button Mushrooms. Stir well. Stir in Stock Cube until fully dissolved, and the sauce begins to thicken.
  • Add the square of bittersweet chocolate, and leave to simmer for 10 more minutes at a low heat.
  • Drain off the Kidney Beans, and stir in gently. Turn up heat, and stir for 2-3 minutes. Ready to serve.
  • Additional Information

    This can be served with Rice or Bread. My preference is both! Boil the rice until it is soft, and plate up with the chilli. Slice a thick hunk of white farmouse bread, and spread with butter.

    This can be served with Rice or Bread. My preference is both! Boil the rice until it is soft, and plate up with the chilli. Slice a thick hunk of white farmouse bread, and spread with butter.

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