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Good Old Chili Con Carne

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“I used sausage instead of beef. Recipe courtesy of Jamie's Food Revolution.”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and finely chop the onions, garlic, carrots, and celery.
  2. Halve the bell peppers, remove the stalks and seeds and roughly chop.
  3. Place your largest casserole-type pan on a medium high heat.
  4. Add 2 lugs of olive oil and all your chopped vegetables.
  5. Add the chili powder, cumin, and cinnamon with a good pinch of salt and pepper.
  6. Stir every 30 seconds for about 7 minutes until softened and lightly colored.
  7. Add the drained garbanzo beans, drained kidney beans, and the canned tomatoes.
  8. Add the ground beef, breaking any larger chunks up with a wooden spoon.
  9. Fill one of the empty tomato cans with water and pour this into the pan.
  10. Pick the cilantro leaves and place them in the refrigerator.
  11. Finely chop the washed stalks and stir inches.
  12. Add the balsamic vinegar and season with a good pinch of salt and pepper.
  13. Bring to a boil and turn the heat down to a simmer with a lid slightly askew for about an hour, stirring every now and again to stop it catching.

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