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“Simply add the pot of beans with benefits to your usual chilli recipe to enhance the depth of flavour and supercharge the veg content. Otherwise follow my recipe below for a delicious chilli containing beans with benefits.”



1 pot of beans with benefits

1 tblsp oil

1 onion, chopped

½ yellow pepper, chopped

½ green pepper, chopped

500g minced beef

½ tsp ground cumin

1 level tsp smoked paprika

1 level tsp chilli powder

400g tin chopped tomatoes

Splash of red wine

Shake of Worcestershire sauce

1 beef stock cube


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the onion, peppers and beef. Cook together for 5 mins, breaking up and browning the meat.
  2. Add the cumin, paprika and chilli powder. Cook for a further 1-2 mins.
  3. Add the pot of bace, tomatoes, red wine, Worcestershire sauce and the stock cube. Bring to a simmer then cover with a lid. Reduce the heat and cook gently for 1 hour (longer if you have the time).
  4. Serve with rice and a salad.

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