Thursday, 20 June 2013

Beef Chilli

This is a tasty beef chilli, spicy, rich and full of vegetables.
Syn free on extra easy.
Great with rice, jacket potato and as Chilli Cheese Fries, or just by itself!

Serve 8


2 onions chopped
3 carrots chopped into small dice
2 red peppers diced
8 oz mushrooms chopped
1 kg extra lean mince beef 5% fat or less
2 garlic cloves finely chopped
2 red chillies finely chopped
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp ground coriander
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tsp celery salt
2 tsp red chipotle powder or hot smoked paprika
1 tbsp tomato puree
1 tube passata
1 tin of chopped tomatoes
1 litre beef stock
salt and pepper to taste


In a large pot sprayed with frylight, brown the mince then remove, respray the pot then fry the onions for 2 minutes, then add the carrot and red peppers fry for 2 minutes, add the mushrooms, garlic and chilli fry for 1 minute. add all spices and herbs, stir in then add the tomato puree, passata, chopped tomatoes and beef stock, return the beef to the pan and bring to a boil the simmer for at least 2 hours, season to taste, if the chilli gets a bit dry add more water.


  1. Hiya
    Just wondering at what point you re-add the beef?
    Love your recipes xx

    1. Thank you for picking that up, i will sort that out. So glad you like the recipes, still more to come x

  2. Your recipes are great. It would be good to share them on pinterest but there doesn't seem to be a pin. Is this something you are thinking of adding?

    1. They do have a pinterest button, it is at the bottom under the last picture, so glad you like the recipes x

  3. Carly Pfahler9 May 2015 at 12:31

    This is an amazingly delicious recipe! I've made it a few times now and it's a family fave :) Thanks for sharing x