Chilli Con Carne

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A great family meal
Preparation time15 minutes
Cooking time6 hours


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onions diced
  • 2 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1.5kg mince beef
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 3 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 x 400g tin red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup beef stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a large frypan, heat oil over medium high heat and cook onions and garlic for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally until soft.
  2. Add mince to frypan in batches and cook until mince is brown and crumbly.
  3. Stir through dried spices and cook a further 1 minute until fragrant.
  4. Transfer mixture to slow cooker, add tomatoes, red kidney beans and bay leaves. Cover and cook on High 3-4 hours or Low 6-8 hours.
  5. Remove bay leaves & season to taste, serve with rice or tortillas.