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Lamb Chilli con Carne Recipe

11:45 21 October 2014

Lamb Chilli con Carne

Lamb Chilli con Carne


Wholegrain Basmati is a world apart from Pure Basmati in terms of flavour and texture.

A firmer grain with the bran layer intact and a nuttier aroma and taste, making an ideal match for this delicious, rich chilli con carne.

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 30 Mins

Serves 4


1 tbsp olive oil

2 sprigs of rosemary, chopped

1 large white onion, chopped

½ red pepper, diced

½ orange pepper, diced

2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped

1 heaped tsp hot chilli powder

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

500g lean lamb mince

400g can chopped tomatoes

400g can red kidney beans

Soured cream and guacamole, to serve

240g Tilda Wholegrain Basmati Rice

Heat the oil in a pan and add the chopped onions followed by chopped rosemary, frying until the rosemary releases its oils (about 2-3 mins).

Add the garlic, peppers and then the mince lamb. Cook the meat until it separates out (approx. 10 mins.).

Add the red kidney beans followed by the tomatoes, cumin, chilli powder and cook for 15 mins until bubbling.

For the rice cook 240g of Tilda Wholegrain Basmati as per pack instructions.

Serve with a dollop of sour cream and guacamole.

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