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Chilli con carne

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Chilli con carne
This warming chilli is a hearty classic which always goes down well. Packed with veg and protein, it's a quick and easy go-to meal.
Serves
8
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
35 minutes
Each 328g serving contains (excludes serving suggestion)
KCal
209
Carbs
18.2g
Fibre
6.5g
Protein
21.0g
Fat
4.4g
Saturates
1.7g
Sugars
8.7g
Salt
0.1g
Fruit/Veg Portion
3
Ingredients

Ingredients

1 tsp sunflower oil
2 onions, finely chopped
500g lean minced beef (5% fat)
250g mushrooms, sliced
1 red pepper, finely chopped
1 yellow pepper, finely chopped
1 courgette, diced
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1–2 tsp chilli powder (hot or mild as you prefer)
2 tsp oregano
2 tsp cumin
800g tin chopped tomatoes
390g tin lentils (236g drained and rinsed)
400g tin kidney beans
25g dark plain chocolate (70% cocoa solids)
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Method

Recipe tips
  • Dark chocolate intensifies the flavours and is healthier and works better than other types of chocolate.
  • Freezing instructions: Suitable for freezing once cooked. Defrost fully in the fridge and reheat until piping hot throughout, stirring regularly.
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