Mixed-bean chilli with wedges

Mixed-bean chilli with wedges

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(55 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 40 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A warming bowl of meat-free comfort food. Make extra for the freezer

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal353
  • fat8g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs57g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre12g
  • protein16g
  • salt0.35g
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Ingredients

  • 4 medium baking potatoes, unpeeled, each cut into 8 wedges
  • 4 tsp olive oil
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  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper
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  • 1 tbsp Cajun spice mix
  • 2 x 410g/14oz cans mixed pulses in water, rinsed and drained
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 150ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp dark chocolate, chopped
  • 4 tbsp reduced-fat soured cream

Method

  1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Toss the potato wedges in 2 tsp oil and spread out in a single layer on a large baking tray. Cook for 30-35 mins, turning halfway, until tender and golden brown.

  2. Meanwhile, for the chilli, put the remaining oil into a casserole dish and fry the onion and pepper for 5 mins. Add Cajun spice, pulses, tomatoes and stock. Cover and simmer for 15-20 mins. Remove casserole from the heat and stir in the chocolate until melted. Ladle the chilli into bowls, top each with 1 tbsp soured cream and serve with the wedges.

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annalivia
20th Oct, 2012
5.05
Absolutely delicious! The amount of chilli this makes is not enough for four Ithink, my husband and I ate it all together (used les potatoes, maybe that explains it).
matt2286
16th Sep, 2012
Two cans of pulses is overkill I think. The wedges are great though. I put some chili, cumin, turmeric and paprika and LOADS of sea salt as well as oil before putting them in the oven. They taste amazing.
nikkinoodle40
7th May, 2012
2.05
I've eaten nicer bean chilli and for that reason I don't think I would use this recipe again. I didn't vary the ingredients except I could only get mixed beans in a spicy tomato (taco) sauce so maybe this altered the taste. I felt that it was a little too sweet for my taste although I have found chocolate to give depth in other recipes (used 85% cocoa solids). Sauce was a good consistency and froze successfully. Good recipe but not to my personal taste.
beckiey
30th Mar, 2012
5.05
Never usually leave reviews but I just had to say, this is fantastic. I have always been of the school of though that if it doesn't have meat, it's rubbish, but this seriously proved me wrong. A weekly staple in our house now! The fact that's it's healthy too is a huge bonus. :)
minacolada
28th Mar, 2012
5.05
I just keep coming back to this recipe over and over again. I tend to increase the cajun spice and add minced garlic at the beginning, and a hearty handful of lentils in with the stock. Without the sour cream it's a great vegan meal; I have it for dinner one night with rice, then for lunch the next in a wrap with the goodfood chunk guacamole and a sprinkling of crushed chillies. I've tried this with all sorts of mixed beans and it's always a winner...even with meat eaters!
Lovely72
5th Mar, 2012
5.05
Great recipe. Was rather sceptical with lack of spices but worked really well. I added a bit of garlic and some red chillis to give it an extra kick, also left it to simmer for a lot longer to bring the flavours out. Served with rice, grated cheese & sour cream. Could easily add chicken or mince to make a meat version.
loubbcgoodfood
4th Mar, 2012
Easy & delicious! Wedges weren't v crunchy but chilli was lovely, especially with the guacamole! Nice reheated too!
lauren_rowe
28th Jan, 2012
I made this without the chocolate, and with half quorn half beans and added a little extra chilli powder. Was so delicious and filling, didn't need the wedges, the second time i made it i just had it with lightly salted nachos. Yum!!
salbots
6th Dec, 2011
4.05
Really nice, chocolate added a really nice taste to it.
sarah2810
19th Nov, 2011
5.05
Great recipe - best chilli I've made yet! Didn't have cajun so used a mix of chilli powder, paprika, tumeric, cumin and ground coriander! Also sprinkled this on the wedges - yum! Added mushrooms and garlic and a bit of tomato puree to the chilli too :)

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