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5 Oct 2017
12:59 pm

Recipe: Beef and bean chilli stew

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Beef and bean chilli stew is an American classic, but these flavours are loved worldwide.

Beef and bean chilli stew

Slightly spicy and full of flavour, this is a robust dinner.


1kg minced beef
500ml (2 cups) onion, chopped
3 x 400g tins red kidney beans, drained
3 x 410g tins tomatoes, drained
2 green peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
5 garlic cloves, crushed
30ml (2 tbsp) fresh chilli, seeded and sliced
10ml (2 tsp) black pepper
10ml (2 tsp) ground cumin
125ml (½ cup) chicken or beef stock
Salt and freshly ground back pepper, to taste
Sour cream, to serve
Grated cheese, to serve
Fresh chives, to serve


1. Brown the beef with the onion in a heavy-based pot.

2. Add all the other ingredients and stir well to combine.

3. Cover and cook on low for approximately 3 hours, checking and stirring occasionally.

4. Serve in bowls with the sour cream, cheese and chives.

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