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Melanie from the UK sent us one of her family's favorite recipes for chili.

Mel's Spicy Chili Con Carne - added February 25, 2005

This is a great recipe for chili. The use of cinnamon gives it a really smooth taste - give it a try! for lots more recipes like this see our website.


  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • olive oil
  • 2 level teaspoons of chili powder
  • 2 fresh red chili, finely chopped
  • 2 heaped teaspoons of ground cumin
  • sea salt and freshly milled pepper
  • 1 packet of lean mince
  • 5 sun-dried tomatoes that have been soaked
  • 1 tin of tomatoes
  • 6-8 pieces of cinnamon bark
  • 1 tin of kidney beans

Blitz the onions and garlic in a Magimix food processor until finely chopped, then fry in a little olive oil until soft. Add the chili powder, fresh chili, cumin, and a little seasoning. Then add the minced meat and continue to cook, stirring until brown. Finely chop the sun-dried and add to the beef with the tin of tomatoes, cinnamon, and a cup of water.

Bring to a boil, cover with greaseproof paper and place the lid on top, turn the heat down to a simmer. Cook for 1 hour then adds the kidney beans.

This is great served with hot bread or rice.

Michelle Moreno from the US also sent us her family's favorite chili recipe.

Chili Colorado

added Feb. 05, 2005

Ingredients and Instructions:

  • 1 lb.-1.5 lb. London broil, cubed
  • 28 oz. can red enchilada sauce
  • 14.5 oz. can beef broth
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder

In a large stock pot, combine all ingredients; bring to a boil. Simmer for at least 45 minutes.

Hint: The longer it simmers, the more tender the meat will be. Thicken with a mixture of water and cornstarch. Serve over steamed rice topped with cheese and warm flour tortillas.

Chili Con Carne

  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • l large onion (chopped)
  • 1 can (10 ounces) tomato soup
  • 1 can (15 ounces) of red kidney beans
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can mushrooms

Add the cooking oil to a skillet and heat. Add the ground beef and onion and cook until brown. In a saucepan add the tomato soup, kidney beans, water, and heat. Then add the ground beef and onions along with the chili powder, salt, pepper, and mushrooms. Simmer for 15 more minutes and serve.
This chili recipe will serve 6.

Country Chili Recipes

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (14 ounces) of red kidney beans
  • 2 cans (10 ounces) of pork and beans
  • 1 can (14 ounces) tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

In a large skillet saute the beef, garlic, onions, and green pepper until meat is browned and vegetables are tender (approx. 5 minutes). Drain the fat. Mix in the kidney beans, pork and beans, tomatoes, water, and chili powder. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
This chili recipe makes 4 servings.

Vegetable Chili Recipes

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 2 medium potatoes (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 small green or red pepper (cut into strips)
  • 1 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • 4 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 can (15 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (19 ounces) tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

In a large skillet, brown the ground beef. Remove fat. Add onion and potato slices. Cook over medium heat until potatoes are lightly browned. Add green pepper, mushrooms, mixed vegetables, spaghetti sauce, tomatoes, water, and seasonings. Cover. Lower heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
This chili recipe serves 4.

Con Carne Chili recipes

  • 1 large onion (diced)
  • 1 green pepper (chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 1/2 cups canned tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tins of kidney beans

Cook onion and green pepper in melted butter until lightly browned. Add ground beef and stir till beef is browned. Add tomatoes and other ingredients except for beans and simmer while covered for one hour. Uncover and cook 20 minutes longer. Add beans and heat thoroughly.
This chili recipe serves 4.

Chili Recipes

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • seasoning
  • 1 can (14 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 4-5 teaspoons of chili powder
  • 2 cans (14 ounces) of stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 ounces) of red kidney beans
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

In a large skillet add the ground beef, onion, and garlic, and cook until the meat is browned. Add seasoning, crushed tomatoes, chili powder, stewed tomatoes, kidney beans, and vinegar. Mix well and simmer for 1 to 2 hours.
This chili recipe will serve 6 to 8. Uneaten portions may be frozen.

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