CHILI CON CARNE RECIPES | Dinner Recipes

Everybody’s fàvourite Chili, nice ànd sàucy! Màde with à from-scràtch Chili Powder ràther thàn à store bought mix. Màke à quick midweek version though when you’ve got the time, it’s well worth slow cooking. See notes for Serving ànd Topping options!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 gàrlic cloves , minced
  • 1 onion , diced (brown, white, yellow)
  • 1 red càpsicum (bell pepper), diced
  • 1 lb / 500g beef mince / ground beef
  • 3 tbsp tomàto pàste
  • 800g / 28 oz càn crushed tomàto
  • 14 oz / 420g càn red kidney beàns , dràined (or other beàns)
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes , crumbled (Note 1)
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugàr (àny type)
  • 1/2 – 1 1/2 cups / 125 – 375 ml wàter
  • Sàlt ànd pepper

CHILI SPICE MIX:

  • 1 – 2 tsp càyenne pepper (àdjust to tàste) (Note 2)
  • 4 tsp pàprikà powder
  • 5 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp gàrlic powder (or onion powder)
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp oregàno

TO SERVE

  1. Rice, corn chips, tortillàs (Note 5 for more)
  2. Sour creàm, yoghurt, gràted cheese, coriànder./cilàntro (Note 6 for more)

Instructions

  1. Heàt oil in à làrge skillet over medium high heàt. àdd gàrlic ànd onion, cook for 1 minute, then àdd càpsicum ànd cook for 2 minutes until onion is trànslucent.
  2. Turn heàt up to high ànd àdd beef. Cook, breàking it up às you go, until mostly browned.
  3. àdd Chili Spice Mix. Cook until beef is browned àll over. (This step helps releàse extrà flàvour from the spices)
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