Easy Mexican Recipes
Easy Chilli Con Carne

For easy Mexican recipes, the tried and tested Chilli con Carne is always a favorite. What's more this Mexican meal is simple to prepare and inexpensive to boot.

Easy Mexican - Chilli Con Carne

Mexican Chilli Con Carne

This recipe makes 8 servings.

This simple Mexican dish is ideal for freezing.

Just Add Prepare
• 2 lbs/1 kg ground beef or mince beef

• 1 large onion

• 1 clove garlic

• 1 tspn chilli powder

• 1 tbspn cumin powder

• 2 tspn plain flour

• 2 cans diced tomotoes

• 3 tbspn tomato puree

• salt, pepper, 2 tspn sugar

• 2 cans red kidney beans

• Fry onion and garlic till just browned

• Brown mince to seal

• Add flour, cumin and chilli. Combine well. Cook till it thickens a little

• Add tinned tomatoes and puree. Add salt, pepper, sugar to taste. Cook for 15 minutes on moderate heat.

• Lastly add tins of red kidney beans including the liquid. Cook for 10 minutes.

• If it too watery for your liking, add a little more plain flour.

Make this Mexican meal special served with rice and a fresh crunchy lettuce.

Now, wasn't this an easy recipe!

It truly is one pot cooking.

This meal is suitable for freezing.

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Use premium ground beef for a reduced fat content. With premium mince, you don't have to worry about excess fat and having to drain it off.

Use a non-stick fry pan. This way, you needn't use additional oil to grease your pan before cooking. Every little bit of oil that you don't ingest means you stay slimmer for longer.

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