Easy chilli con carne

Easy chilli con carne
  • Serves: 4
  • Ready in: Less than 30 Minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: 1
  • * Freezer friendly
  • Syns per serving:

This classic chilli con carne is a quick and easy recipe that's bursting with fiery flavours that the family will love. Find out how to make it with our step by step video.


  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 1 large red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 500g lean beef mince (5% fat or less)
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 green & 1 yellow pepper
  • 4 ripe plum tomatoes
  • 300ml beef stock
  • 400g tin red kidney beans


  1. Fry the onion and the garlic, add the beef and cook for a few minutes on a high heat.
  2. Once the beef is browned add the chillies and the spices and turn down the heat. Add the tomatoes, pepper and stock and simmer gently for 15 minutes until the sauce is reduced.
  3. Add the kidney beans 5 minutes before the end , just to make sure that they are warmed through.

Tip: Top with a swirl of fat free fromage frais and sprinkle with chopped herbs and paprika and serve on top of a large jacket potato or with lots of rice or for an Extra Easy SP day fill at least half of your plate with delicious Speed vegetables, of your choice.

Video: Easy chilli con carne

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