Chilli con carne made with diced beef rather than minced beef.
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 tsp garlic powder
400g diced beef (small chunks)
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp mild chilli powder
400g can red kidney beans in water
400g can chopped tomatoes in tomato juice
3 tbsp tomato puree
1 carrot, grated
1 tbsp cornflour or flour for thickening the sauce mixed with some water
Saute the onion in the olive oil with the garlic powder (about 5 mins).
Add the diced beef and cook for 5 mins until browned.
Add the cumin, mild chilli powder and liquid from the kidney beans and stir. Cook for a few mins.
Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, red kidney beans and grated carrot and simmer covered for 20 mins. Mix the flour with some water to make a liquid and stir into the sauce. Serve with rice, jacket potato, chips or tortillas or whatever you like to eat your chilli with!
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