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The best Chilli Con Carne recipe

VIDEORECIPE The best Chilli Con Carne recipe

Everybody’s favourite Chili, nice and saucy! Made with a from-scratch Chili Powder rather than a store bought mix. Make a quick midweek version though when you’ve got the time, it’s well worth slow cooking.

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Ingredients

number of servings
5

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil Added to
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced) Added to
  • 1 onion(diced brown white yellow) Added to
  • 1 red capsicum (bell pepper)-diced Added to
  • 1 lb beef mince ground beef Added to
  • 3 tablespoon tomato paste Added to
  • 800 g can crushed tomato Added to
  • 14 g can red kidney beans(drained (or other beans)) Added to
  • 2 cubes beef broth Added to
  • 112 teaspoon sugar (any type) Added to
  • 125 cups ml water Added to
  • salt and pepper Added to

CHILI SPICE MIX

  • 2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste) Added to
  • 4 teaspoon paprika powder Added to
  • 5 teaspoon cumin powder Added to
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder (or onion powder) Added to
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder Added to
  • 2 teaspoon oregano Added to

TO SERVE

  • rice Added to
  • corn ​chips Added to
  • 5 tortillas Added to
  • sour cream Added to
  • yoghurt Added to
  • grated cheese Added to
  • coriander./cilantro Added to
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Directions

40 min.
1. Step

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and onion, cook for 1 minute, then add capsicum and cook for 2 minutes until onion is translucent.

The best Chilli Con Carne recipe - preparation step 1
2. Step

Turn heat up to high and add beef. Cook, breaking it up as you go, until mostly browned.

The best Chilli Con Carne recipe - preparation step 1
3. Step

Add Chili Spice Mix. Cook until beef is browned all over. (This step helps release extra flavour from the spices)

The best Chilli Con Carne recipe - preparation step 1
4. Step

Add remaining ingredients, with 1/2 cup of water for Quick Cook or 1 1/2 cups for Slow Cook. Bring to simmer, then adjust heat

The best Chilli Con Carne recipe - preparation step 1
5. Step

Quick Cook – 20 to 40 minutes, uncovered, on medium low heat so it’s bubbling gently; OR

The best Chilli Con Carne recipe - preparation step 1
6. Step

Slow Cook – 1.5 hours to 2 hours, covered, on low heat so it’s bubbling very gently.

The best Chilli Con Carne recipe - preparation step 1
7. Step

Adjust salt and pepper to taste just before serving.Serve over rice, or ladle into bowls and serve with corn chips or warm tortillas on the side with Toppings of choice . My usual: Either over rice or with corn chips, always with sour cream, cheese and coriander.

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