Chilli Con Carne

By May 3, 2019September 18th, 2020Beef

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



Prep time

5 Minutes

Cooking time

20 Minutes


  • ¼ brown onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped red capsicum
  • ½ clove garlic, grated
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon Taco spice mix
  • Pinch of paprika
  • 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
  • Chilli powder or chilli sauce*optioinal


  • 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 10 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
  • Add *optional chilli powder or chilli sauce for extra spice

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