Chilli Con Carne

Ingredients – Serves 4

2 tbsp olive oil

450g lean minced beef

1 onion, chopped

1 tsp hot chilli powder

1 tsp ground cumin

3 tbsp Tarantella Organic Tomato Paste

300ml hot vegetable stock

1x400g tin Tarantella Organic Chopped Tomatoes

400g red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

40g coriander, chopped; plus extra to garnish

Salt and pepper to season

  1. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a large non-stick pan and fry the beef for 10 minutes until well browned, stirring well as you go to break up any lumps. Remove the meat from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  2. Add the remaining oil to the pan, then fry the onion until soft and golden.
  3. Add the spices to the onion and fry for a minute, then return the browned beef mince to the pan. Add the tomato paste, stock and Tarantella Tomatoes. Bring to boil, then reduce to simmer. Continue to bubble gently, uncovered for 35 to 40 minutes.
  4. 5 minutes before you’re ready to serve, stir in the kidney beans and the coriander, then season and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve with rice.