Chilli con carne recipe

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This recipe is loaded with flavour from an exciting spice blend, and packed with nutrition from three different types of beans and a bunch of hidden veg. And for added richness, we’ve added dark chocolate! Serve with rice, grated cheese, tortillas, and some dips for a fun, self-serve meal. This recipe will make enough for lots of leftover meals such as Mexican lasagne, nachos, tacos, burritos - the list is endless!

What do we love about our chilli con carne?

Herbs and spices are a great way of adding flavour to food, rather than using salt. Our chilli con carne recipe uses an array of exciting spices.

This dish is a great source of protein, which is needed in the diet for growth and muscle repair. Protein can be found in red kidney, borlotti, and black beans, red lentils, and minced beef in this dish. The onions, carrots, mushrooms, red pepper, and sweetcorn provide vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.


- beef mince
- cooking oil
- white onion
- carrots
- mushrooms
- dark chocolate
- lime
- smoked paprika
- ground cumin
- ground coriander
- garlic cloves
- mild chilli flakes
- tomato paste
-  tinned chopped tomatoes
- dried red lentils
- red peppers
- water
- beef stock
- mushroom stock
- marmite
- nutritional yeast
- red kidney beans
- black beans
- pinto or borlotti beans
- sweetcorn

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