Chili Con Carne

This delicious Mexican dish is rich in flavour and spicy to boot and can be served with stir fried veggies or a crunchy salad.


1 tsp. coconut oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 chili’s, deseeded and chopped
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. ground coriander
1 tsp. paprika
pinch cayenne pepper
14 oz. (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp. tomato puree
1 cup (240ml) beef stock
1.1 lbs. (500g) beef mince
7 oz. (200g) canned peas, drained
chopped parsley, to serve


Heat the coconut oil in a frying pan and cook the onions gently over a low heat for 6-8 minutes, until softened and golden. Add the mince and fry for 5-6 minutes.

Next add the garlic, chilies and all the spices and continue frying, for another 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add the tomatoes, tomato purée and stock and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for 15 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper and add the peas. 

Heat through for about 5 minutes and serve scattered with parsley with a side of lightly fried vegetables or a crunchy salad.

Serves: 4 . Prep: 15 mins . Cook: 30 mins

Nutrition per serving: 245 kcal . 14g Fats . 12g Carbs . 31g Protein