Chilli Con Carne

Healthy Recipe: Chilli Con Carne: Clients have been asking for our healthy recipe for chilli con carne recently so we thought this popular dish should be shared again. Chilli con carne has to be one of the best dishes to serve to friends for a casual last minute get together. It is so easy to throw together, tasty and satisfying for anyone building their healthy recipe portfolio and always proves very popular with visitors to my house!

Chilli Con Carne Ingredients:

  • I lb lean mince
  • 1 onion chopped
  • Chopped fresh chilli or dried chilli powder, whichever you prefer, I prefer the real thing!
  • Ground cumin
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • Beef stock cube, I like the stock pots
  • 1 tin kidney beans
  • Boiling water


Cooking Instructions:

Fry off onion in a little 1 calorie spray, add mince. When cooked, add a good amount of ground cumin, about 2 teaspoon, add chilli, either fresh or dried, add tinned toms, kidney beans, stock cube and about 1 pint boiling water. Add salt and pepper to taste and cook over high heat until most of the liquid has boiled off. This will take approximately 20 – 30 minutes. Taste this healthy recipe as you go and if required add some tabasco. Serve with a small portion of brown rice.


Blog Post by Claire Jackson