Chilean Chilli Con Carne

Although there is a lot of chilli in this recipe, the cinnamon cuts through it to make it a smoother flavour.

Difficulty Rating: Easy

Serves: 4

2 medium onions
1 clove of garlic
olive oil
2 level teaspoons chilli powder
1 fresh red chilli, finely chopped
1 heaped teaspoon ground cumin
sea salt and freshly milled pepper
1 packet of lean mince
5 sun dried tomatoes that have been soaked
I tin of tomatoes
6 -8 pieces of cinnamon bark
1 tin of kidney beans

Chilean Chilli Con Carne

Blitz the onions and garlic in a Magimix food processor until finely chopped, then fry in a little olive oil until soft. Add the chilli powder, fresh chilli, cumin and a little seasoning. Then add the minced meat and continue to cook, stirring until brown. Finely chopped the sun dried and add to the beef with the tin of tomatoes, cinnamon and a cup of water.

Bring to the boil, cover with greaseproof paper and place the lid on top, turn the heat down to a simmer. Cook for 1 hour then add the kidney beans.