Chilli Con Carne: An Easy, Delicious Recipe

Quick, easy to do meal for lunch or dinner with a few ingredients.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 people


  • 1 Frying Pan
  • 1 Pot


  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2-3 Tomatoes
  • 1 Glove of Garlic
  • 200 ml Tomato Juice
  • 10 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 Peppers ( Red & Yellow)
  • 500 grm Minced Meat (Beef)
  • 250 grm Rice
  • 2 tbsp Paprika
  • 2 tbsp Cumin
  • 1 can Red Kidney Beans
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Olive Oil


  • Start by filling the pot up to 3/4 with water and add a pinch of salt. Put it on high heat and wait to start boiling. When ready add the Rice and cook according to the package instructions.
  • In the mean time do the following:
    - Peal and cut the onions in slices
    - Peal and fine cut the garlic
    - Cut in half the cherry tomatoes
    - Strain and wash the canned red kidney beans
    - Grade the Tomatoes
  • Prepare the sauce. Add Olive oil and heat it up on high heat. When hot enough add the onions and cook for 1-2 mins.
  • Add the spices. Salt, Pepper, Cumin, Paprika and mix well. Cook for 1 min.
  • Add the peppers, the garlic and mix.
  • Add the minced beef and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • When the beef has taken a nice brown color add the tomatoes, the tomato juice and mix well and cook for an additional 5 min.
  • Finally add the red kidney beans and cook for 2-3 minutes.


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