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Recipe - Healthy Chilli Con Carne

Updated: Oct 29, 2019


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped

  • 2 celery sticks, finely chopped

  • 500g extra lean beef mince

  • 3 teaspoons Mexican spice mix

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 115g (1/2 cup) red lentils400g can diced tomatoes

  • 120g chargrilled capsicum strips, drained

  • 400g can black beans or kidney beans, rinsed, drained

  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh coriander

  • 2 long fresh green chillies, sliced

  • Natural yoghurt, to serve (optional)


METHOD

Step 1- Heat the oil in a large heavy based pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and celery, and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes. Add mince and cook, breaking up any large pieces with a wooden spoon, for 4 minutes Add the spice mix and cumin. Season well.


Step 2- Stir in lentils and tomato. Add 375ml (1½ cups) water. Bring mixture to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until the lentils are cooked and mixture has thickened.


Step 3 - Stir through the capsicum and beans, and cook for 1-2 minutes. Stir through half the coriander and half the chilli. Divide chilli con carne among serving bowls. Scatter with the remaining coriander and chilli. Serve with yoghurt (optional)



NUTRITION

1874 kj ENERGY.

13.5g FAT TOTAL

12.5g FIBRE

43.5g PROTEIN

31g CARBS (TOTAL)


Recipe from - https://www.taste.com.au/recipes/healthy-chilli-con-carne-recipe/aetys7fe