My Chili con carne recipe!

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This Chili con carne recipe is one of my favorite recipes to make. I find this so tasty that I eat it at lot, plus; it is super easy to make!

I have to tell you, I am not a professional cook, I just like to prepare this recipe this way and I like the way it turns out. You can of course adapt the recipe to your liking.

I hope you like this Chili con carne as much as I do!

Ingredients: (for 2-3 portions)

200g brown rice

400g lean ground beef

1 red bell pepper

3 small onions

400g red kidney beans

140g corn (canned)

500ml sieved tomatoes

one small tablespoon of paprika

two tablespoons of oregano

1/4 tablespoon of ground cumin

1/3 tablespoon onion powder

1/3 tablespoon chili flakes (or chili powder)

salt and pepper

Preparation:

1 Bring some water to a boil in a medium sized pot.

2 Add the 200g rice, a pinch of salt and boil for 10 minutes.

(I like to cook the rice using the pasta method, but you can always use your own method ofcourse 😉 )

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In the mean time:

3 Chop the three onions.

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4 Then take a large pot, pour some olive oil in it and heat it up.

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5 Add the chopped onions and bake them until they are softened.

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6 In the mean time chop the red bell pepper in small cubes.

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7 Add the ground beef to the pot with onions and bake and stir until the ground beef is browned.

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8 Add the chopped cubes of red bell pepper and bake for a couple of minutes so that the red bell pepper softens a bit before you add the sieved tomatoes.

9 Pour the sieved tomatoes in with the ground beef mixture and heat it up until it simmers.

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10 Strain the red kidney beans and corn in a colander over the sink and wash it with water, then add them to the mixture in the pot.

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11 Now add:
one small tablespoon of paprika

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two tablespoons of oregano

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1/4 tablespoon of ground cumin

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1/3 tablespoon onion powder

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1/3 tablespoon chili flakes (or chili powder)

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Stir and add some salt and pepper, and maybe add some more chili flakes to your taste.

12 Let it simmer over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

13 When the rice is done, strain in a colander over the sink.

14 Now dinner is ready to be served! Enjoy!

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If you prepared this recipe and tried out my Chili con carne, please let me know in the comments what you thought about it 🙂 I would love to read your opinions!

Do you think I should post more of my recipes?