Chilli Con Carne*

Ideal as a meal or on a jacket potato with sour cream!


1. Finely chop the onion and crush the garlic to a paste. Empty the can of kidney beans into a sieve and rinse with cold water. Allow to drain.
2. Heat the oil in a frying pan on a medium heat and add the onion. Add Chilli powder and Ground Cumin. Cook until it is soft and beginning to brown. Add the garlic and continue to cook for a further minute. Transfer to a large saucepan.
3. Brown the mince in 3-4 batches and add to the onion mixture.
4. On a gentle heat, mix together the browned meat and onion mixture and stir in the Heinz Chopped Tomatoes, Heinz Cream of Tomato Soup, hot chilli powder, ground cumin, soft dark brown sugar and the kidney beans.
5. Bring to the boil and cook on a medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add additional chilli powder or ground cumin if required.
6. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

*Images are for illustration only. Dishes shown in the pictures marked with an asterix have not necessarily been made using Heinz Soups.

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Not sure when to add the chilli powder, cumin and sugar, we are told to do it twice in this recipe. In Method 2. and again in 4. ?
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