Chilli con carne

all details

This great standby dish has legions of fans. To serve, scatter with diced avocado, tomato, lime and coarsely crushed corn chips.

Chilli con carne
Photo: Marina Oliphant

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely grated
  • ½ green capsicum, finely diced
  • 600g lean minced beef
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 250ml light red wine
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 400g can tomatoes, chopped
  • 400g can red kidney beans, drained
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped

Method

Heat oil in a large frying pan and cook onion for five minutes until softened. Add garlic, stirring, then capsicum and minced beef, breaking it up as it fries. Cook until nicely browned, about 10 minutes.

Add cumin, jalapeno peppers, dried chilli, oregano and sugar, stirring. Add red wine, bring to boil, simmer for five minutes.

Add tomato paste, tomatoes, kidney beans and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, add coriander and serve.

Rate this recipe

Rate this recipe:

Use [left] and [right] keys to rate, [enter] to submit, [esc] to cancel.

Rate this recipe with 0.5 a star Rate this recipe with 1 star Rate this recipe with 1.5 stars Rate this recipe with 2 stars Rate this recipe with 2.5 stars Rate this recipe with 3 stars Rate this recipe with 3.5 stars Rate this recipe with 4 stars Rate this recipe with 4.5 stars Rate this recipe with 5 stars

Write a review

Thanks for voting!

Write a review

  • Main Ingredients - Beef
  • Cuisine - Mexican
  • Course - Dinner

Similar recipes

Chilli with black beans, avocado and sour cream. Caroline Velik ONE POT recipes for Epicure and Good Living. Photographed by Marina Oliphant. Food preparation and styling by Caroline Velik: pot from Wheel & Barrow, MUST CREDIT. Photographed May 25, 2012. The Age Newspaper and The Sydney Morning Herald.

Black bean chilli

Caroline Velik

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Chilli con carne

Chilli con carne

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Grilled skirt steak for tacos.

Grilled skirt steak for tacos

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)

Reviews

Be the first to write a review.

Write a review

You are logged in as [Logout]

All information entered below may be published.

Error: Please enter your screen name.

Error: Your Screen Name must be less than 255 characters.

Error: Your Location must be less than 255 characters.

Rate Chilli con carne

Rate Chilli con carne:

Use [left] and [right] keys to rate, [enter] to submit, [esc] to cancel.

Rate Chilli con carne with half a star Rate Chilli con carne with 1 star Rate Chilli con carne with 1.5 stars Rate Chilli con carne with 2 stars Rate Chilli con carne with 2.5 stars Rate Chilli con carne with 3 stars Rate Chilli con carne with 3.5 stars Rate Chilli con carne with 4 stars Rate Chilli con carne with 4.5 stars Rate Chilli con carne with 5 stars

Error: Please select your rating for 'Chilli con carne'.

Error: Please select a rating.

Error: Please enter your review.

Error: Your Message must be less than 300 words.

Post to

You need to have read and accepted the Conditions of Use.

Thank you

Your review has been submitted for approval.

Reviews are moderated and are generally published if they are on-topic and not abusive.

Most popular recipes

Promotions

Rabbit Ranch is offering readers the chance to win one of five mixed cases of their wines.

Cook discussions

Veal and pork polpetti

Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

Commenter
MrDog
Date and time
5 April

Cook discussions

Veal and pork polpetti

Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

Commenter
MrDog
Date and time
5 April

Cook discussions

Veal and pork polpetti

Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

Commenter
MrDog
Date and time
5 April

Cook discussions

Veal and pork polpetti

Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

Commenter
MrDog
Date and time
5 April

Cook discussions

Veal and pork polpetti

Good but confusing! Ended up with the onions still in a bowl - guess they should have gone in ... Read more

Commenter
MrDog
Date and time
5 April