Chilli Con Carne Recipe

by Bexi Wood in Nutrition

This is my recipe for Chilli Con Carne. This dish is easy to cook and a perfect family meal. Calories are low and protein is high in this recipe so helps you stay on track with your daily intake.

Calories per portion= 529

Protein per portion= 39 grams


Lean beef mince (5% fat)

Chilli con Carne mix

1 tin Chick Peas

1 tin Red Kidney Beans

1 tin Black Beans

1 tin Chopped Tomatoes

Brown Rice (can substitute for plain tortilla chips)


Step 1: Cook the mince in a pan on low heat on the hob.

Step 2: when the mince is cooked add it to a pot with Tinned Tomatoes, Kidney beans, Black beans and Chickpeas .

Step 3: Add chilli con carne mix to 150ml of water and add to pot

Step 4: Mix all the ingredients together and cook on low heat.

Step 5: Add Rice into separate pot with a little bit of salt and cover with boiling water. Cover with lid and leave to simmer on very low heat for 12-14 mins.

Step 6: Drain the rice and dish up into bowl and enjoy!

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