A Very Low-Calorie Chilli Con Carne suitable for weight loss diets and for healthy eating. Chilli Con Carne Recipe
Chop the onion and garlic cloves finely. Peel and dice the carrot and celery
Brown the meat in a heavy based casserole pan, stirring to break up any clumps
Remove the meat from the pan, leaving any fat behind. Brown the onion mixture for 4-5minutes then add the garlic, carrot, celery and chilli powder and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add the meat back into the pan, stir through the wine and stock and the canned tomatoes. Cook over a low heat for about an hour, stirring occasionally, or cover and pop in the oven at 170c
Add the peppers and kidney beans and check the seasoning. Add more chilli powder and salt and pepper to taste. Cook for a further 30-40 minutes till the mixture is reduced down and all the vegetables are done. Adjust seasoning to taste
Serve with your choice of rice, cauliflower rice or noodles and with a dollop of sour cream or low fat creme fraiche
This is a very low-calorie recipe. If you are not dieting feel free to use a little oil to help brown the meat and vegetables.