Beer and Bean Chilli Con Carne

Beer and Bean Chilli Con Carne


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Here's enough chilli con carne to feed an army! It's a pretty hot recipe so you might want to adjust the fresh chilli and chilli powder to your taste.


Serves: 12 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1 yellow capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1 green capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1 orange capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1 large red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1kg pork mince
  • 1kg beef mince
  • 8 fresh chillies, diced
  • 3 (400g) tins diced tomatoes
  • 500g tomato paste
  • 2 (400g) tins red kidney beans
  • 6 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 30ml lime juice
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) tequila
  • 2 cups (500ml) beer
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons chilli powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:5hours  ›  Ready in:5hours25min 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the red capsicum, yellow capsicum, green capsicum, orange capsicum, onion and celery. Cook until tender. Place pork and beef in the pot and cook until evenly brown. Drain grease.
  2. Mix chillies, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, kidney beans, garlic, lime juice, tequila and beer into the pot. Season with chilli powder, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 5 hours.

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