Super Hot Chilli Con Carne

Super Hot Chilli Con Carne


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This is a truly spicy chilli con carne! Serve with tortillas, sour cream, guacamole and lettuce. You can cut down the chilli a bit if you prefer.


Serves: 8 

  • 250g bacon
  • 500g beef mince
  • 500g pork mince
  • 1 green capsicum, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 6 fresh chillies, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon crushed chilli flakes
  • 3 tablespoons chilli powder
  • 2 beef stock cubes
  • 800g can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 (400g) cans whole peeled tomatoes, drained
  • 2 (400g) cans red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) beer
  • 90g tomato paste
  • 30g chilli paste
  • 2 cups (500ml) water

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:2hours 

  1. Place bacon in a large pot. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain excess grease leaving enough to coat bottom of pot. Remove bacon, drain on paper towels and chop.
  2. Brown beef and pork in pot over medium high heat. When meat is browned stir in the capsicum, onion, chillies, garlic, cumin, chilli flakes, chilli powder, stock cubes, crushed tomatoes, whole tomatoes, beer, tomato paste, chilli paste and water.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans and bacon and continue simmering for another 30 minutes.

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I like the recipe a lot, tho find it needs more fresh chilis, say 5 more... and table spoon of wheat flours... add a bit of cayenne pepper gives nice kick too - 04 Feb 2015

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