Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time55 mins


One of the best recipes to serve to friends for a casual get-together using a lot of household herbs and spices. Also a great recipe to introduce red kidney beans into your diet.
Mexican Spice
 2 tsp cayenne pepper (depending how spicey you like it!)
 2 tsp garlic powder 
 2 tsp onion powder
 2 tsp oregano
 5 tsp cumin
 4 tsp paprika
The REST!
 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 3 cloves garlic, crushed
 1 onion, finely diced
 1 red capsicum
 3 tomato paste
 2 beef stock cubes
 ½ cup water
 2 tins of tomato
 500 g beef mince
 400 red kidney beans (tinned)
To Serve
 Broccolini
 Coriander
 Lime, juice

1

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add garlic and onion, cook for 1 minute, then add capsicum and cook for 2 minutes until onion is translucent.

2

Turn heat up to high and add beef. Cook, breaking it up as you go, until mostly browned.

3

Add 1 tbspn + 1 tspn of Mexican spice mix. Cook until beef is browned all over.

4

Add remaining ingredients plus 1/2 cup of water. Bring to simmer and cook uncovered for 20 to 40 minutes on medium low heat so it's bubbling gently.

5

Adjust salt and pepper to taste just before serving.

6

Serve with brown rice and broccolini. Pour boiling water over the broccolini for and let it sit for 2 minutes. Feel free to add some coriander, natural yoghurt or avocado, and a squeeze of lime juice.

GF, DF and LF choose avocado.




Ingredients

One of the best recipes to serve to friends for a casual get-together using a lot of household herbs and spices. Also a great recipe to introduce red kidney beans into your diet.
Mexican Spice
 2 tsp cayenne pepper (depending how spicey you like it!)
 2 tsp garlic powder 
 2 tsp onion powder
 2 tsp oregano
 5 tsp cumin
 4 tsp paprika
The REST!
 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 3 cloves garlic, crushed
 1 onion, finely diced
 1 red capsicum
 3 tomato paste
 2 beef stock cubes
 ½ cup water
 2 tins of tomato
 500 g beef mince
 400 red kidney beans (tinned)
To Serve
 Broccolini
 Coriander
 Lime, juice

Directions

1

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add garlic and onion, cook for 1 minute, then add capsicum and cook for 2 minutes until onion is translucent.

2

Turn heat up to high and add beef. Cook, breaking it up as you go, until mostly browned.

3

Add 1 tbspn + 1 tspn of Mexican spice mix. Cook until beef is browned all over.

4

Add remaining ingredients plus 1/2 cup of water. Bring to simmer and cook uncovered for 20 to 40 minutes on medium low heat so it's bubbling gently.

5

Adjust salt and pepper to taste just before serving.

6

Serve with brown rice and broccolini. Pour boiling water over the broccolini for and let it sit for 2 minutes. Feel free to add some coriander, natural yoghurt or avocado, and a squeeze of lime juice.

GF, DF and LF choose avocado.
Chilli Con Carne

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