Saturday, May 29, 2010

Chilli Con Carne

Serves 4 - 6

500g mince beef or lamb
1 large onion chopped
2 tin crushed tomatoes (450g)
3 tbs. tomato puree
4 tbs. malt vinegar
2 tsp. mixed dried herbs
2 tbs. sugar
2 tbs lemon juice
1 tsp mixed spices
4 cloves garlic crushed
2 tins kidney beans
2 tbs oil for cooking
Salt & pepper
** Important **

The mixed spices used here are the traditional '7 spices' you can buy off the shelf.

Fry the onions till soft. Add garlic, meat & spices. Cook till browned. Add the remainder of the ingredients (apart from kidney beans) and bring to the boil. Now cover and simmer for 30 mins. Rince thoroughly and drain kidney beans, then add to pan. Simmer for a further 30 mins. Check seasoning qdding chilli to taste. Serve hot with basmati rice.