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Chilli Con Carne

Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking: 35 mins

Serves 4, costs under £4.00


  • ½ Pack Minced Beef (200g) (Lean )
  • 2 Onions (120g) (Small Sized)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (6g)
  • 2 Tins Chopped Tomatoes (800g)
  • 1 Teaspoons Chilli Powder (3g)
  • 1 Red Pepper (160g)
  • 5 Mushrooms (100g) (Large Sized)
  • 1 Tins Kidney Beans (400g)
  • 1 Pinch Ground Black Pepper (1g)
  • 1 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil (10g)
  • 1 Mugs Rice (300g)

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.


  1. Peel and chop the onions, slice the mushrooms and the pepper. Finely chop or crush the peeled garlic.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the onion.
  3. When the onions start to turn brown add the mince, browning it over a gentle heat, and stir continuously to stop it from sticking.
  4. Add the garlic, then add chopped tomatoes and chilli powder, bring the sauce to the boil then cover and lower the heat and simmer gently for 10-15 minutes. Give it a good stir from time to time.
  5. Meanwhile bring two mugs of water to the boil, add the rice and follow instructions on the packet for cooking.
  6. While the rice is cooking add the red pepper and sliced mushrooms to the sauce and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Add the drained kidney beans and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  8. Add black pepper to taste and serve with rice.

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