Cuban Cardio Chilli Con Carne


Chilli Con Carne

(serves four)


  • Spray of olive oil
  • 225g red kidney beans
  • 450g extra lean minced beef
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 red chilli
  • 1-2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1-2 tsp paprika
  • 1-2 tsp cumin
  • 1-2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 400g can of tomatoes


  • Dry fry the mince in a non-stick frying pan until fully browned then put aside.
  • Heat the oil in the pan add onion, pepper and chilli and cook until soft,
  • Add the tomatoes and the minced, stir and keep over medium heat for 20 minutes.
  • Add the kidney beans and cook for a further 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve with 125g of boiled plain rice per person.