Chilli Con Carne

The whole family will love this chilli con carne recipe, made with peppers and kidney beans. This fuss-free recipe is so easy and makes the most of storecupboard ingredients to keep it on budget.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 55 minutes

Servings: 4 people

Preparation

1. Heat the oil in a large, heavy-based pan set over high heat. Add the mince and cook for 3-5 mins, breaking up with a spoon, until lightly browned. Season to taste.

2. Add the onion and cook for 3 mins, then stir in the peppers. Cook for 5 mins or until the vegetables are soft, then mix in the garlic.

3. Pour over the tomatoes. Cook, stirring often, until the liquid has evaporated. Then add the beans and liquid from the tin, along with 300ml water. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 45 mins, topping up with water if needed.

4. Meanwhile, cook the rice to pack instructions and serve with the chilli con carne.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500g pack Tesco Finest Irish Angus Lean Beef  
  • 250g Tesco Frozen Diced Onions
  • 220g Tesco Sliced Mixed Peppers
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g tin Grower’s Harvest chopped tomatoes
  • 400g tin Grower’s Harvest red kidney beans in water
  • 300g Easy cook long grain rice
  • Green salad (optional)

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500g pack Tesco Finest Irish Angus Lean Beef  
  • 250g Tesco Frozen Diced Onions
  • 220g Tesco Sliced Mixed Peppers
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g tin Grower’s Harvest chopped tomatoes
  • 400g tin Grower’s Harvest red kidney beans in water
  • 300g Easy cook long grain rice
  • Green salad (optional)

Preparation

1. Heat the oil in a large, heavy-based pan set over high heat. Add the mince and cook for 3-5 mins, breaking up with a spoon, until lightly browned. Season to taste.

2. Add the onion and cook for 3 mins, then stir in the peppers. Cook for 5 mins or until the vegetables are soft, then mix in the garlic.

3. Pour over the tomatoes. Cook, stirring often, until the liquid has evaporated. Then add the beans and liquid from the tin, along with 300ml water. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 45 mins, topping up with water if needed.

4. Meanwhile, cook the rice to pack instructions and serve with the chilli con carne.