Chilli con carne

  • Preparation: 10’
  • Cooking: 47’
  • Total time: 57’


  • 1 large onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 700g beef mince
  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 200ml beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 400g tin of red kidney beans, rinse and drained
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Step 1

Insert the Multiblade and add onion, capsicum and garlic. Press PULSE for 5 seconds. Scrape down sides and repeat until roughly chopped.

Step 2

Replace the Multiblade with the StirAssist and add the olive oil, mince and spices.

Step 3

Select STEW P7 and manually change the STIR SPEED to INTERMITTENT; press START twice to begin STEP 1.

Step 4

At the tone, add the remaining ingredients except the kidney beans and press START to begin STEP 2. Continue, reducing the STIR SPEED to INTERMITTENT.

Step 5

At the end of STEP 2, add the the kidney beans and press START to continue. At the end of STEP 3, season to taste with salt and pepper and serve Chilli Con Carne with steamed rice.

Chefs Suggestions

If you want to give this chilli more of a smoky spicy edge, Add a couple tablespoons of chipotles in adobo in step 4 of the recipe.

Chefs Suggestions

You can also use this chilli as the topping for nachos, simply increase the time in Step 2 of Stew P7 to 45 minutes, to make a thicker sauce.


Edd is a full time baker, food writer and TV personality. After studying politics at university he realised that the corporate world wasn’t for him and after entering and winning the first series of the BBCs famous 'The Great British Bake Off' he has now fully immersed himself in the world of cooking and baking. His blog,, has been named as one of the best baking blogs by Edd is the author of three cookbooks - The Boy Who Bakes (2011), Say It With Cake (2012) and Patisserie Made Simple (Oct 2014).
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