Beef Recipe

Beany Beef Chilli recipe

This simple chilli recipe is incredibly hearty, making it perfect for eating during the cold winter months. Beef mince is simmered to perfection in a chilli spiced tomato sauce with baked beans and kidney beans. Serve with rice or over jacket potatoes with a little bit of sprinkled cheese.


  • 500g minced beef
  • 150g tomato puree
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 400g tin kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 400g tin baked beans
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tbsp. chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp. dried mixed herbs
  • 1 tbsp. oil

Method of Preparation:

  1. Finely chop the onion and mince the garlic clove.

  2. Heat the oil in a pan until hot. Add the beef and brown until almost browned, then add the onion and garlic and cook for another five minutes or so.

  3. Drain off any excess fat and then add the tomato puree. Fry for two minutes, then add the chopped tomatoes, kidney beans, baked beans, chilli powder and mixed herbs.

  4. Mix well and then simmer for one hour or until the beef is very tender. Serve hot.

If you like it hotter, try adding a freshly chopped chilli or more chilli powder. This recipe serves four people.

Author: Laura Young.

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500gabout 18 oz (17.6365 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
150gabout 5 oz (5.29095 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
400gabout 14 oz (14.1092 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)


Published: September 20, 2011
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