Chilli con carne topped with feta and salad in a bowl

Chilli con carne recipes

32 Recipes

Make classic chilli con carne tonight for spicy comfort food, or try different options with beans, veggies or turkey mince. Serve with tortillas.

Next level chilli con carne


(18 ratings)

Reinvent this classic comfort food with our one-pan version that is enrichened with peanut butter, espresso powder and dark chocolate. You won't look back...
  • 3 hours and 25 mins
  • More effort

Chilli con carne recipe


(1963 ratings)

This great chilli recipe has to be one of the best dishes to serve to friends for a casual get-together. An easy sharing favourite that uses up storecupboard ingredients.
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Easy chilli con carne


(48 ratings)

Ideal for entertaining families with kids, this easy classic chilli dish is quick, hassle-free and great to have in the freezer
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Quick chilli


(83 ratings)

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

Veggie protein chilli


(9 ratings)

A protein packed vegan chilli, perfect after a run or gym workout. This easy supper is simple to make and freezable if you want to batch cook
  • 1 hour and 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chilli Marrakech


(67 ratings)

If you love spicy, aromatic dishes like tagine, this one-pot will become an instant favourite - it uses lean lamb mince but beef also works
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

John's chilli con carne


(7 ratings)

A warm, comforting chilli is the ultimate family meal. This dish is great for all seasons and has a mix of sweet (cascabel) and smoky (ancho) chillis to give it depth
  • 5 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Ultimate chilli con carne


(13 ratings)

For a more authentic chilli with a depth of flavour, use diced belly pork, beef steak and pancetta and slowly simmer
  • 3 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Chilli con carne jackets


(8 ratings)

Turn your baked potato into a satisfying midweek meal with this simple-to-make pork and chipotle chilli filling
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chilli for a crowd


(8 ratings)

Make a big batch of Mexican chilli con carne to keep hungry guests happy - this recipe serves 12-14
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Burnt aubergine veggie chilli


(350 ratings)

This warming aubergine chilli is low fat and 4 of your 5 a day. Serve up this smoky spiced supper with brown rice and all your favourite trimmings
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Feed-a-crowd chunky beef chilli


(6 ratings)

The ultimate make-ahead dish, this chilli con carne can be frozen for up to 2 months - simply add more chillies to turn up the heat
  • 3 hours
  • Easy

Healthy chilli


(50 ratings)

Use chunks of stewing beef in this healthy chilli con carne for a robust and filling dish. Serve with rice and coriander
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Vegetable & bean chilli


(57 ratings)

This healthy veggie chilli makes for a quick and satisfying supper, crammed with pulses and colourful fresh vegetables
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky pork & black bean tacos


(45 ratings)

Mexican pork chilli with a smoky barbecued flavour, served in crispy tortilla shells with ripe avocado
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chicken mole with coriander rice


(61 ratings)

If you're a fan of chilli con carne, you'll love this dark, sweet and spicy South American stew with ancho, ground nuts and chocolate...
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Vegetarian chilli


(18 ratings)

The easiest chilli you'll ever make, with ready-to-eat grains, kidney beans in chilli sauce and summer veggies - it's 4 of your 5-a-day too!...
  • 32 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican bean chilli


(14 ratings)

The secret ingredient in this chipotle-spiced, beef chilli con carne is a storecupboard favourite - baked beans
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Mexican beef & potato pie


(11 ratings)

A shepherd's pie with a real twist - top a chilli con carne style filling with cheesy mash and tortilla chips
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Double bean & roasted pepper chilli


(139 ratings)

This warming vegetarian chilli is a low-fat, healthy option that packs in the veggies and flavour. Serve with Tabasco sauce, soured cream or yogurt
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chilli con carne soup


(15 ratings)

This is a soupy version of a classic chilli - kept mellow so children can enjoy it too
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkey tortilla pie


(33 ratings)

Top a chilli con carne with snipped tortilla wraps for this healthy one-pot that fuses nachos with enchiladas
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy


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