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Vegetarian chilli con carne

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Serves 4

A delicious, quick and easy meal that all the family will enjoy.

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Ingredients

  • oil to fry
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 pepper, chopped
  • 1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 x 400g tin of baked beans or kidney beans/mixed beans
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp chilli powder, more if you like it hot
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder (optional)
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • Quorn mince, 3 handfuls (optional)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Rice
  • Tortilla chips

Method

    1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and add chopped onions and peppers, fry until soft.
    2. Add mince, continue cooking until brown, 2 - 3 minutes.
    3. Add tomatoes, baked beans, tomato puree, stock cube, garlic, chilli, cumin powder and salt, cook on a low heat for 20 minutes, stir occasionally.
    4. While chilli is cooking begin to cook rice.
    5. Taste to see if more chilli is needed, if so cook for a further 2 minutes.
    6. Serve hot with rice and tortilla chips.

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SuperBake
13th Apr, 2017
5.05
Lovely recipe. I added mushrooms
Lawminator
2nd Jan, 2017
5.05
Really great, I used soya mince, crushed garlic, those newisg Heinz Mexican beans and the 5 bean can as well, fed the family and enough for lunch tomorrow at work. Thanks
Beccaa2406
19th Sep, 2015
5.05
So good! Super easy even for a terrible cook like me, but tastes AMAZING. I used Quorn mince, fresh crushed garlic, added in half a chopped red chilli pepper for little extra heat, then served with rice, nachos and grated Cheddar. Halved the recipe and used the second batch as a packed lunch the day after! Will make again, enthusiastically.
Bethyboo20
13th Sep, 2015
5.05
One of the best chilli's I've eaten! And definitely the best I've ever made. Went down well with my meat-eater partner to. Only adjustments I made was; added 1tsp of hot chilli powder and 1tsp of paprika and also two cloves of fresh crushed garlic rather than the powder. Also loved the baked beans.. Worked really well, I'm not keen on kidney beans so a great alternative.
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jontyhull34
5th Aug, 2015
Made this chilli today it was very good, many thanks
dawndavies75
10th Jun, 2014
5.05
This is the best chilli I've ever made! I used a vegetable stock pot rather than a stock cube, plus the baked beans really add something-would never have thought of that.
yammin
1st Mar, 2014
Really cheap and easy recipe and produces quite a big batch! I'm only cooking for one (student), and this recipe produces enough for 3 - 4 meals. Like a lot of the other members, had it with sour cream and tortillas which really compliments the spiciness. Used kidney beans, quorn mince and 2 minced garlic cloves as I had no garlic powder.
Nancy54321
9th May, 2013
4.05
This was lovely.the only thing I changed was to use two bits of crushed fresh garlic. When cooked I put it in heated up totillas and rolled up and covered it in sour cream. It was yummy.
vertang
28th Apr, 2013
Very tasty- instead of rice I used it as a filling for tortilla bread. Layered with refried beans, guacamole, grated cheddar and topped with sour cream( or Greek yogurt). Delicious!
clairevans
23rd Jan, 2013
5.05
Delicious.

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