Chilli con carne

Give this old favourite a kick-start with a dash of spicy flavour.
1H 55M
2H 10M

Give your dinner a kickstart and bring a classic dish out of the doldrums – all this easy recipe needs is a dash of spicy flavour.

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Heat ½ of the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add onion, celery, carrot, garlic, cumin, coriander, cinnamon and chilli powder, if using. Stir to combine, then cook for 10 minutes or until softened. Transfer to a bowl. Increase heat to high. Put mince and remaining oil in pan and cook, stirring, for 10 minutes or until browned.


Return vegetable mixture to pan. Add stock and tomatoes, bring to the boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 1½ hours or until most of the liquid has evaporated.


Stir in beans and barbecue sauce, then season. Divide rice among serving bowls and top with mince, coriander and chilli. Serve with plain yoghurt on the side.

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