CHILI CON CARNE

Warm and comforting mexican chili, popular on the whole American continent. Can be made with minced or well chopped meat and all types of beans, of which the most popular are red beans. For a more exotic taste add ground cocoa beans or dark chocolate just before serving.

Preparation

10 min
Cooking

95 min
Serves:

4
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SPICE KIT INGREDIENTS:

Cumin, smoked red pepper (pimenton), cassia cinnamon, oregano, thyme, chili pepper, bay leaf.

 

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YOU WILL ALSO NEED:

  • 400g minced/chopped meat (pork, beef, turkey)
  • 1 onion (100 g)
  • 5-6 garlic cloves
  • 400ml tomatoes (tinned)
  • 250ml wine or broth
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 fresh (or 4 roasted) red peppers
  • two 400g cans red beans
  • 6 tbsp oil
  • 1-2 chilies (optional)
  • fresh coriander (for garnishing)
  • salt
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PREPARATION
  1. Finely chop 1 medium onion (100 g), 5-6 garlic cloves and 1-2 chilies (optional).
  2. Cut into bite size pieces 2 fresh or 4 roasted red peppers.
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COOKING*
  1. In a heavy bottom pan heat 6 tbsp oil over medium heat. Add contents of package # 1 and cook for 30-60 seconds.
  2. Add the chopped onion with a pinch of salt and cook over medium heat for about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and chilies (if using) and 1 minute after them the meat. Increase the heat and stir thoroughly until the meat changes color and breaks down (around 10 minutes).
  4. Stir in the contents of package # 2 and package Chili (optional).
  5. Add 250ml of wine or broth and allow to boil for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add 2 tbsp tomato puree, mix well and 2-3 minutes later add 400ml tomatoes, red peppers, 2 cans of beans, salt and water. Allow it to boil, cover and simmer for at least 60 minutes.
  7. Finally garnish with fresh coriander (optional).

Serve with basmati rice, guacamole, tortillas or nachos.

* The above cooking times are approximate and may vary according to the thickness and material of your pan, the heat source and the meat used.


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