Ready in less than 90 minutes, this slow-cooked chili con carne is a great meal that does not require much work, allowing you to multitask while it cooks. The ground meat, beef or pork--your choice, is slowly simmered for an hour in a tomato sauce featuring garlic, cumin, cinnamon, and oregano. Red kidney beans are added for the last 5 minutes of cooking time leaving you with a delicious chili con carne that can be served with tortillas or tortilla chips and shredded cheese.

Ingredients

  • oil (A drizzle of)
  • 1 onion (large, chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 kilogram ground beef (or 1/2 kg. of beef and 1/2 kg. of pork)
  • 400 grams canned tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 400 grams red kidney beans, rinsed and drained (canned)
  • 300 grams cheddar cheese (freshly grated)
  • sea salt

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a heavy pan.
  2. Add the onion and cook on low until soft.
  3. Add the garlic, cumin, and cinnamon. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the meat and cook until brown. Break up any large clumps of meat with a wooden spoon.
  5. Add the tomatoes.
  6. Half fill the the empty can with water and add the water to the meat.
  7. Season with salt, add the sugar and oregano, bring to a boil.
  8. Lower the heat and partially cover with a lid.
  9. Cook for 1 hour until the sauce thickens, stirring from time to time. Add more water if necessary.
  10. Add the tomato puree and beans, stir and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  11. Serve with tortilla chips and topped with cheese.
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NutritionView more

950Calories
Sodium41%DV990mg
Fat105%DV68g
Protein135%DV69g
Carbs5%DV15g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories950Calories from Fat610
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat68g105%
Saturated Fat31g155%
Trans Fat2.5g
Cholesterol250mg83%
Sodium990mg41%
Potassium1220mg35%
Protein69g135%
Calories from Fat610
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate15g5%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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