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Easy peasy Chilli Con Carne


  • Heat a little oil in a heavy-bottomed pan and gently sauté the garlic, onion, bacon and carrot until tender, stirring now and again.
  • Then add the mince and cook until it changes colour, mashing with a wooden spoon as you do so.
  • Add 1 can tomatoes with 1 cup stock, the chilli paste and seasonings. Stir well and cook for about 20-30 mins until thick and fragrant, mashing now and again and adding more tomatoes and/or stock if needed.
  • When ready, spoon the chilli into individual bowls and top with some grated cheese, a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkling of coriander.
  • Serve with tortillas on the side.


  • vegetable oil
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 rindless bacon rashers, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 750 gm beef mince
  • 1-2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp chilli paste (optional)
  • sea salt & freshly ground pepper
  • grated tasty cheese
  • sour cream
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • tortillas, warmed

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