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cmince, kidney beans in chilli tomato sauce on a bed of rice

Chilli con Carne Recipe

Easy supper with mince
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled and crushed
  • 500 g lean beef mince
  • 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 medium chilli deseeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs
  • 1 large carrot grated
  • 400 g can kidney beans drained


  • Heat the oil in a pan and add the onions, cooking until soft
  • Add the meat and garlic and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown
  • Add the chillies or chilli or cayenne pepper powder, tomatoes and herbs
  • Add the carrots and kidney beans
  • Stir and bring back to simmering point, cover and cook on a gentle heat for 30 minutes
  • Serve hot with rice or a baked potato
Keyword easy supper