Chilli Con Carne

Chilli Con Carne

A tasty chilli recipe packed with flavours.


  • 1000g diced beef
  • 2 x 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 400g kidney beans - drained
  • 2 onions - diced
  • 5tbp minced garlic
  • 2tsp ground cumin
  • 2tsp ground coriander
  • 2tsp smoked paprika
  • 1tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 dried ancho chillies
  • 1tbsp peanut butter
  • 1tsp ground coffee
  • 1 beef stock pot
  • 25g dark chocolate

  1. In a pan, toast the chillies on either side to release the flavours, remove and cover with boiling water and set aside for 15 mins. In a separate bowl, mix the cumin, coriander, paprika and oregano.
  2. In a hot pan, brown the steak on all sides and set aside, in the same pan, fry the onions until soft, add the garlic.
  3. Add the rehydrated chillies, spices, tomato puree and peanut butter to a blender and blend until smooth. add the mixture to the pan along with the meat and mix for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes, stock pot and a dash of vinegar(optional) and bring to a simmer before adding the coffee and mixing thoroughly. Simmer for 2-3 hours - adding beef stock if necessary.
  5. Stir in the chocolate & kidney beans, simmer for a further 20 minutes.
  6. Serve with fluffy rice.

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