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My chili con carne recipe with minced beef, canned tomatoes, cumin, dried chilli, black beans and bell pepper... Just the basic ingredients!

Classic Chili Con Carne

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories per serving 473 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground beef (900 g)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 4 medium garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper chopped
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 small red chili
  • 1 lb canned chopped tomatoes (450 g)
  • olive oil
  • 1 lb canned black beans (450 g)
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Add the onion and garlic, chili and a splash of olive oil to a large pan.

  2. My chili con carne recipe with minced beef, canned tomatoes, cumin, dried chilli, black beans and bell pepper... Just the basic ingredients!
  3. Place this over medium heat and gently cook the ingredients for 5 minutes until a little soft. Then also add the chopped bell pepper.

  4. My chili con carne recipe with minced beef, canned tomatoes, cumin, dried chilli, black beans and bell pepper... Just the basic ingredients!
  5. Cook the vegetables for 3 minutes. Then add the beef.

  6. Stir the ingredients well. Break up any large chunks. Fry the meat for 7 to 10 minutes until it's cooked through. Season with the ground cumin and coriander and a pinch of salt.

  7. My chili con carne recipe with minced beef, canned tomatoes, cumin, dried chilli, black beans and bell pepper... Just the basic ingredients!
  8. Than also add the canned tomatoes and black beans.

  9. My chili con carne recipe with minced beef, canned tomatoes, cumin, dried chilli, black beans and bell pepper... Just the basic ingredients!
  10. Stir the ingredients well. Then turn the heat up high and bring the chili to a rolling boil. Turn the heat low again, cover the pan and let the chili simmer for an hour. Check regularly to make sure it doesn’t burn. Add extra water if necessary. In the end check the seasoning of the chili and add extra ground cumin, coriander, pepper or salt to taste if necessary.

  11. My chili con carne recipe with minced beef, canned tomatoes, cumin, dried chilli, black beans and bell pepper... Just the basic ingredients!
  12. Stir the chili. Then take the pan off the heat and let the chili rest for another 10 minutes. Remove the chili pepper. Scoop the hot chili con carne onto deep plates and serve with your favorite topping of grated cheese, cream cheese or guacamole.

  13. My chili con carne recipe with minced beef, canned tomatoes, cumin, dried chilli, black beans and bell pepper... Just the basic ingredients!