I threw this recipe together yesterday afternoon, and it was so easy and delicious I thought I would share it here. Its also fantastic value, it made 3 meals for our family from 500g mince! I have used Herbies Mexican Spice Blend, as it has no msg, chemicals or other nasties.
Family Friendly Chilli Con Carne
1 large onion, diced
500g beef mince
1 - 2 T Herbies Mexican Spice Blend
1 red capsicum, de-seeded and diced
800g tin diced tomatoes
400g tin red kidney beans, drained
400g tin corn kernals, drained
Approx 1/4 c tomato paste
Approx 1 cup vegetable stock
In a large deep saucepan, heat a dash of olive oil and fry the onions for a minute or so. Add the mince and Mexican Spice Blend and cook until mince starts to brown. Add capsicum, tomatoes, beans, corn, tomato paste and stock. Give a good stir and simmer without a lid for about 3 hours (add some water if it starts to cook too dry).
Divide into 3 (One for dinner, one for dinner the next night, and freeze one lot for another night). Serve with brown rice, as a filling for baked potatoes, or with crusty bread.
Some of my other recipes you might like to try:
Easy Bacon & Broccoli Pasta
Slow Cooker Casserole