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Student Chilli     HT   MC  75mins

Serves 1 (twice)     Hot   Beef   Pulses Main Course  Gluten wheat Dairy free




225g/8oz Minced Beef

1 Onion, sliced

1 Green Capsicum, deseeded and sliced

1 x 400g/14oz tinned Chopped Tomatoes

1 Bay Leaf

1 level teaspoon Chilli Powder

1 level teaspoon Salt

1 x 200g/7oz tin Red Kidney Beans, drained






1. Heat a large pan until hot then add the meat without any extra fat and brown.  Add the onions and pepper and cook for a further 10 minutes, stirring.


2. Add the tomatoes, bay leaf, chilli powder and salt, cover and simmer for 45 minutes.


3. Remove the bay leaf, add the drained beans and a little water if necessary, and cook for a further 15 minutes.


Serve hot with rice and salad. You can either freeze the remaining chilli or refrigerate when cold and reheat the next day.




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Serve with a green vegetable


Key techniques used in this recipe

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Simmer - To maintain the temperature of a liquid at just below boiling.


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