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Mushroom and Bean Chilli


Veggie alternative to con carne

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  • 1 onion roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic cruched and sliced
  • 1 green peppercored and chopped
  • 200g mushrooms
  • halved
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tin kidney beans
  • drained and rinsed
  • Seasonings; salt/pepper/paprika/cumin/chilli powder/sugar/tomato puree
  • olive oil


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a good heavy pan, saute chopped onion for about 3 mins on lowish flame

Step 2

Add garlic, chopped pepper and mushrooms and saute until mushrooms begin to brown

Step 3

add spices to taste and stir for about 30 secs.

Step 4

Add in tomatoes, tomato puree,beans and a spoonful of sugar. Stir well and bring to boil

Step 5

Turn down to very low heat , cover and simmer for about 20 mins, stirring occasionally

Step 6

Serve either on bed of rice or in a bowl with chunky bread!!


It's a veggie dish, but can be a tasty accompaniement to grilled chicken

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