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Chilli Con Carne

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onions (large, peeled and chopped)
  • 6 cloves garlic (peeled and chopped/crushed)
  • 1 1/8 pounds minced beef
  • 1 1/2 cups red wine (full-bodied)
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 2 stock cubes
  • 4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 red bell peppers (chopped)
  • 400 milliliters chopped tomatoes (tins)
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 4 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons hot chilli powder
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons herbs (mixed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 chilli (chopped fresh, more if you like it hotter)
  • 3 tablespoons tomato puree (/paste)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle paste
  • 2 chunks dark chocolate (80 or 90% cocoa)
  • 400 grams kidney beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 420 grams mixed beans (drained and rinsed)
  • fresh coriander (Small bunch chopped, cilantro)
  • cooked rice
  • fresh coriander (cilantro)
  • sour cream
  • chillies (chopped fresh)
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    Calories310Calories from Fat130
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat0.5g
    Calories from Fat130
    Total Carbohydrate23g8%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C120%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Judy Thomas a month ago
    I agree with everyone, this dish is amazing Yum yum
    Helen a month ago
    Have to agree with so many other people….. this really is the best chilli I’ve ever made! I used Turkey mince instead of beef, and pul biber Turkish chilli flakes (about 2tbsp) but followed to the letter everything else. And it was magnificent!!!
    Yuliya Vasileva 2 months ago
    Best chilli ever!!! I never add chipotle or Worcester sauce and it always tastes amazing.
    Victoria Allard 4 months ago
    Very nice enjoyed with nachos and corn on cob
    Sandhu 6 months ago
    Best chilli con recipe ever!!! I tend to omit the honey as it leaves a sickly aftertaste
    HandyLineCook 6 months ago
    Absolutely delicious- great fun to cook and time well spent. Thank you for sharing.
    Izzy 6 months ago
    Yummy :), would make it again
    Lara Maroof 7 months ago
    Great! Super tasty. Added chipotle powder.
    Candi Roxburgh 9 months ago
    This was an incredible and wonderfully enjoyable recipe. I used all the ingredients except for the chipotle paste as I didn’t have that on hand and it didn’t miss a beat in taste. I played up with the amounts of everything based on my own taste for it all. Using 1 kg of beef mince sitting in the fridge and needing to be used I added in about 2 cups of tasty red wine, cooked that down, used 500ml’s of beef stock w 5 big squeezes of the Worcestershire sauce. As I added the honey which 3-4 tablespoons was the plan the lid then fell off adding another 2 more. I also added spinach, a whole bag of fresh spinach and I put together my own amounts of kidney beans (2 cans), black beans (1 can), and chickpeas (1 can). I was equally excessive with my tomato paste by about another tablespoon, the amounts of the spices that were added in were probably always a few more teaspoons extra, and I used two cans of crushed tomatoes, and one whole jar of tomato passata that had basil in it. Though I still added the chili powder, and the paprika, probably the most surprising addition to amp up that chilli flavour was the kimchi sauce. It just added a whole other depth. So amazing!!!
    Elizabeth Snare 10 months ago
    lovely will definitely do again.
    Villagómez del Torno 10 months ago
    fiu, fiu! I'll do it again and again. Changed beef for turkey!
    B 10 months ago
    I have made this Chilli a couple of times now and it never fails. Really like the added chocolate now to the recipe. Bursting with great flavour and texture this Chilli is a real winner
    Nury Toledo a year ago
    Really good! Would make it again
    zu b. a year ago
    tasted amazing. The type of flavours you would eat at a top restaurant. Would definitely make it again, yum.
    Beth Treece a year ago
    Such depth of flavour! It was delicious. Thank you for the recipe
    Maria a year ago
    Really tasty. Would make it again. Didn’t have honey so used maple syrup
    Ian a year ago
    Amazing really tasty
    Joe G. a year ago
    very nice and lots of taste
    Gavin Spoors a year ago
    Tastes incredible, has become a favourite amongst guests!
    Evelyne Sütő 2 years ago
    Very tasty. I think this will become a staple at our house.
    Jo 2 years ago
    Very tasty!! Added extra chilli flakes to heat it up a bit plus substituted a tin of chopped tomatoes for a tin of baked beans and sugar instead of honey because I didn’t have 4 tins of tomatoes or honey, and it still tasted great !!!
    Nathan Smith 2 years ago
    the best chilli we have ever had, everybody loved it clean bowls all round.
    Chris 2 years ago
    Thank you for this! Great recipe! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻. When served I only swapped the sour cream for 0% crème fresh and the garnish of diced chilli was 2 red, 1 red birds eye (rough chop) along with the chopped Coriander (as advised) and it was spot on. Seriously, it was really special. Well done
    borrill 2 years ago
    batch cooked, left out the wine added more stock and some hot pepper sauce.
    Felix A. 2 years ago
    perfect , no mods and yes would make it again
    Ranae J. 2 years ago
    I didn't have all the ingredients specifically right but it still came out okay. Next time i will not be including tomato paste.
    Hanco K. 2 years ago
    Delicious! Made it with Nachos and upped the spicy with a Carolina reaper! 🤤😏
    Meg G. 2 years ago
    Yummy, easy to make. I could only let simmer for 15 mins (adding beans immediately instead of waiting), still the recipe was delicious.
    Rosy Rudkin 3 years ago
    Very nice recipe and super tasty. I swapped the mince beef for chunky cut up steak to turn it into a chunky chilli, very tasty.
    Darren 3 years ago
    Very tasty.... I used a small cup of sherry and eliminated the honey instead as I had no red wine !!! Turned out delicious.