Quick bean & chorizo chilli

Quick chilli

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(83 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

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

  • Freezable

Nutrition:

  • kcal463
  • fat18g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs50g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre17g
  • protein29g
  • salt6.32g

Ingredients

  • 100g chorizo, sliced
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured, spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 350g tub fresh tomato and chilli sauce (we used Waitrose)
  • 400g can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
    Kidney beans scattered on a white surface

    Kidney beans

    kid-nee beenz

    Native to the Americas, kidney beans are so called because of their shape and come in very…

  • 400g can chickpea, rinsed and drained
  • rice and natural yogurt, or jacket potatoes and soured cream, to serve
    Rice

    Rice

    r-eye-s

    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

Method

  1. 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.

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luisray01122000
2nd Aug, 2011
1.05
Thought this was grim....followed recipe but not too my liking at all ;o(
clarejackson
11th Jul, 2011
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
10th Jul, 2011
5.05
delicious - we added chicken too and a splash of red wine :)
laura_hughes25
7th Jul, 2011
4.05
Great quick meal, I've had it on its own for a quick lunch snack, looking forward to trying with a baked potato.
zemfira
5th Jul, 2011
4.05
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
21st Jun, 2011
5.05
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
20th Jun, 2011
4.05
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!
splodgemeister
26th May, 2011
5.05
Very quick, very easy and very tasty. What more can you ask for?!
cat123
22nd May, 2011
5.05
Really easy, and very tasty for such a quick meal. I used a tin of mixed beans instead of two separate types, and added mushrooms and some chilli powder, because I prefer my chilli to be HOT! ;-)
melanieday
24th Feb, 2011
5.05
This was a really easy to make meal with lots of flavour. I made my own tomato sauce with cherry tomatoes simmered, with chilli, tomoato puree and a bit of sugar.

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