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How to make chilli con carne

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This is another one of my simple recipes that is good for a winter meal. Again it does not need any scales. It is another mince recipe which can go along way if you are on a tight budget.
What you'll need: 
Small pack of mince
Tin of chopped tomatoes
Tin of tomatoe puree
1 onion
A clove of garlic
Tin of red kidney beans
2 teaspoons of hot chilli powder
2 tablespoons of oil
A pinch of salt
Place a pan with the oil on the cooker. Then chop the onion and garlic and add to the pan. Cook until the contents are soft.
Open the mince and add in portions to the pan. Keep stirring to ensure that the mince browns easily and does not stick.
Add the tin of tomatoes to the pan. Add water to the tin and give it a swirl and add to the mixture to ensure you are not wasting any tomato. Add the can of red kidney beans and give the pan a good stir again. Then add the small tin of tomatoe puree. Pour a bit of water in this and use a teaspoon and mix the contents of the little can. As tomatoe puree is very thick it just needs a good stir to get out the remains.
Add the salt and chilli powder to taste. Bring to the boil and then simmer for about thirty five to fourty five minutes, giving it it a stir every so often to ensure that the chilli powder is mixed in.
It is now ready to serve. It can be served with boilled rice or a baked potato as a healthy option.
As you can see by the serving suggestions it can accompany most foods, so you can make a large batch and freeze it in portions to have another day. This makes it very economical.
Quorn mince can again be used as a substitute.


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