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Traditional Family Butchers
Chilli Con Carne
Ground/minced beef 500g
1 Large onion chopped
2-3 Cloves of Garlic
2 Tins of chopped tomatoes 400g
2 sticks of celery
Squeeze of tomato puree
1 teaspoon of chilli powder or chopped fresh chilli (or to taste)
1 teaspoon of ground cumin
Dash of Worcester sauce
1 pinch of cinnamon
Sprinkle of salt and pepper
1 tin of drained kidney beans 400g
1 small piece of DARK chocolate
1 small bunch of fresh coriander
Sour cream and rice to serve.
Use a large pan (probably the largest you have) with a nice lid.
Fry the onion in a hot pan with oil until nearly brown then add chopped garlic.
Add all dried spices and seasoning and stir for a few minutes covering everything.
Add all the vegetables and stir for a few minutes then add the mince and stir until brown - drain any excess fat if desired.
Add the chopped tomatoes and reduce heat.
Stir well and add tomato puree to thicken if needed and worcester sauce,also add the chocolate then leave to simmer for about an hour with the lid ajar.
Add the tin of drained kidney beans and cook for a further 10 mins.
If the chilli become to dry at any point just add a bit of water. Serve with coriander leaves sprinkled over, sour cream and rice