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Beef chilli con carne

8
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
55 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This spicy mince dish led the way in the Mexican wave that is now sweeping our kitchens.

Ingredients

olive oil

1 tbs

brown onion

1 medium, chopped

red capsicum

1 medium, chopped

garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

chilli powder

2 tsp, Mexican

ground cumin

1 tsp

extra lean beef mince

500 g

canned diced tomatoes

1 can(s), (1 x 400g can)

Beef stock, liquid, salt-reduced

1 cup(s), (250ml)

canned red kidney beans, rinsed, drained

1 can(s), (1 x 400g can)

fresh coriander

2 tbs, chopped

light sour cream

¼ cup(s), (60g)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and capsicum and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic, chilli powder and cumin and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  2. Add mince and cook, stirring to break up lumps, for 5 minutes or until browned. Add tomatoes and stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add beans and cook for 2 minutes or until heated through. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Sprinkle chilli con carne with coriander and serve with sour cream.

Notes

SERVING SUGGSETION: Mixed salad leaves drizzled with lemon juice, plus warmed wholemeal tortillas. TIP: Suitable to freeze (without sour cream or coriander) for up to 3 months.

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