Chilli Con Carne
Quick, Easy & Healthy Mince Dish
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NZ Nutrition Foundation
The addition of a Kiwi favourite, baked beans make this meal go further providing great value and taste. Additional bonus, it’s a great way to use up various vegetables that might be hiding away in the fridge or freezer.
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This fast feast from the NZ Nutrition Foundation is a low-effort, highly nutritional meal. If there are more seats at the table, its an easy one to bulk out!
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250g Quality Mark beef mince
4 tsp oil
1 small onion
peeled and diced
3 cloves garlic cloves
2 Tbsp sweet chili sauce
or a pinch of chilli
1 can baked beans
2 Tbsp tomato paste
1/2 cup water
or red wine/beef stock
2 cups seasonal vegetables
finely chopped carrots, capsicums, mushrooms, courgettes
Heat oil in a saucepan. Add onion and garlic. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes or until onion is golden.
Add mince and continue cooking until mince is browned and no longer in clumps.
Add chilli sauce or chilli powder, baked beans, tomato paste and water (or wine or beef stock). Cook over a gentle heat for 10 minutes.
Add vegetables and extra water if necessary and cook for further 10 – 20 minutes. Check seasoning and adjust to taste.
Garnish with topping of choice (tomato salsa, sour cream, grated cheese, chopped herbs, and pita crisps).
Nutrition Information per Serving (300g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
952 kJ (227 kcal)
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)