Chilli Con Carne

By May 3, 2019 May 16th, 2020 Beef

This classic chilli, meat and bean dish satisfies the spicy taste buds. Enjoy!



Prep time

10 Minutes

Cooking time

25 Minutes


  • ¼ brown onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped red capsicum
  • ½ clove garlic, grated
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon Taco spice mix
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • pinch dried oregano
  • pinch brown sugar
  • 120-150g mince
  • ½ teaspoon Bonox or beef stock cube
  • ½ cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1½ teaspoons tomato paste
  • 1½ teaspoons tomato sauce
  • 125g can red kidney beans
  • sour cream
  • chopped parsley


  • Heat oil in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat, add the garlic, onion and cook 1-2 minutes, stir until onion softens. Add capsicum and cook for a further minute
  • Add Taco spice mix, paprika, cayenne pepper, cumin, dried oregano and brown sugar, stir 1-2 minutes. Add the meat, stirring to break up any lumps
  • Reduce heat to a simmer then add Bonox or beef cube. Add chopped tomatoes, tomato paste and sauce, cover and cook for 15 minutes
  • Drain red kidney beans and add to the meat mixture. Bring back to boil and cook uncovered for a further 5 minutes. Season to taste
  • Serve with a dollop of sour cream and chopped parsley or with salad or rice. Enjoy!
  • Note: Bonox is liquid beef extract and sold in supermarkets

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