Quick bean & chorizo chilli

Quick bean & chorizo chilli

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 2 generously

This fast and filling chilli is great served with rice or piled high onto a baked potato and dolloped with soured cream

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
Nutrition info

Nutrition

kcalories
463
protein
29g
carbs
50g
fat
18g
saturates
6g
fibre
17g
sugar
17g
salt
6.32g
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Ingredients

  • 100g chorizo, sliced
  • 350g tub fresh tomato and chilli sauce (we used Waitrose)
  • 400g can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • rice and natural yogurt, or jacket potatoes and soured cream, to serve

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Method

Dry-fry the chorizo for a few mins in a non-stick frying pan until crisp. Carefully pour off any fat from the pan, then tip in the sauce and beans with 100ml water. Bring to a simmer, cover, then lower the heat and bubble for 10 mins. Spoon over rice and serve with yogurt.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2009

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uliana's picture
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quick and tasty. used can of chopped tomatoes, fresh chillies and splash of red wine. loved it!

georgelikescake's picture
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I followed this recipe exactly the first time and thought it was OK. I made it again recently and changed a few bits, for example used just chopped tomatoes and added some spices, added a bit of garlic, a pepper and half a red onion, plus used a can of mixed beans and a can of chick peas together. Only embellishing the recipe but makes it really yummy and it's so quick to make!

loopylinny's picture

I really enjoyed this. I used passata instead of the sauce and used chilli powder and seasonings to add flavour. Served two accompanied by rice and I still have a portion left for lunch tomorrow. Yum!

icklemia's picture
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Loved this recipe, I added some red pepper, and made my own tomato sauce and used kidney beans in chilli sauce, yum!

kkatem's picture
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Tasty recipe, quick and easy to make. Used lloyd grossmans tomato and chili sauce, added some mushrooms and mange tout....found no need for rice or potatoes, quick and easy mid week meal.

nfoster1's picture
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Made this dish yesterday but left it in the slow cooker all day. Used mixed beans in chilli sauce and also added butter beans to the recipe. I was very impressed as was my boyfriend who mopped his bowl clean with some crusty bread. Will definitely make again and consider the sugegstions here, maybe adding some peppers. I think this is a really versatile recipe that can be added to and amended according to your taste.

dunnepearl36's picture
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Cooked this a few times and loved it. We have a caravan with a small kitchen and find this is so easy to do with the minimum fuss. I have used a jar of pasta sauce and added extra chilli powder. I can cook this in one pan whilst the potatoes are baking in the microwave. I have also eaten this with a pack of the 2 minute rice which is easy to cook in the microwave, leaving me free to enjoy a glass (or 2 ) of wine

conkelderp's picture
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Great recipe.

I can get three good meals out of it easily. I just blend what's left after the first portion and store it in the fridge. Half of that mixed with water makes a great bowl of soup, especially if you throw in some sliced peppers or some more chickpeas. to make it a bit chunkier.

I fried some sausages and used them instead of Chorizo because I didn't have any, and used a can of tomatoes and chilli power instead of the combined sauce mentioned here.

Can't really go wrong putting tomatoes, chickpeas, chilli and kidney beans in a pan and simmering it!

julialallan's picture
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Does exactly what it says, quick, cheap and tasty. I make this regularly for those reasons. I don't bother with the ready made sauce, I use chopped tomato's, herbs, cumin, chilli flakes, stock, seasoning and a bit of sugar (stuff thats usually in a kitchen cupboard) and it's delicious. The chorizo gives it such a lovely flavour. Not sure what the previous comments of 'pants' and 'grim' were about, not very informative.

elisaponsele's picture
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fuss-free, filling and satisfying recipe. We had the baked potato and soured cream version which was really good, and as we will be making it again, will certainly try the rice and yogurt one. Would definitely recommend!

natanya-joy's picture
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we love this recipe and my two littluns love it. I don't use the sauce suggested as we live abroad and therefore don't have waitrose! I use tinned tomatoes and some BBQ sauce instead, or tabasco if it's just for adults. Turns out yum with either! definitely a regular family meal.

magice's picture

Easily serves 4. An ok recipe for a week night. Nothing special though.

thecherub's picture
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So simple, so quick and so tasty. No complaints. I didnt use ready made sauce but some passata and added garlic and chilli. Also used a can of mixed beans in chilli sauce. Included a sprinking of cumin too. Will certainly make again soon!

luisray01122000's picture
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Thought this was grim....followed recipe but not too my liking at all ;o(

clarejackson's picture

I cooked this on a boat (no fridge, just a cool box), so was in search of a chorizo recipe. It was delicious. I used one tin of mixed pulses rather than the two types of beans, with a pot of fresh Arrabitta sauce from Sainsburys. Absolutely delicious and ready quicker than the rice could cook.

ashlie's picture
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delicious - we added chicken too and a splash of red wine :)

laura_hughes25's picture
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Great quick meal, I've had it on its own for a quick lunch snack, looking forward to trying with a baked potato.

zemfira's picture
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Great recipe - easy to make.
Instead of adding water I'd try adding a can of chopped tomatoes to thicken the sauce, and also maybe some mushrooms or red peppers would go nice with this.

I served this with herby cous cous, instead of rice, and it tasted lovely.

1344751's picture
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Really, REALLY easy and dead cheap too! I've made this quite a few times now... try adding some shredded left over roast chicken a few mins from the end of the cooking time... BRILLIANT!

drhshires's picture
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This was a quick and tasty supper. I used a can of chopped tomatoes and a can of red kidney beans in chilli sauce from Tesco instead of the tomato sauce. I added half a teaspoon of chilli powder to make it hotter too although the chorizo added lots of flavour and spice. I will be making this again!

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