Say ‘hello’ to your new favourite weeknight dinner! This South African chilli con carne is simple, quick and a hearty option the whole family will enjoy.
SERVES 6 // COOKING TIME 50 min
2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 onions, diced
1 clove garlic, chopped
1–2 chillies, seeded and diced
1 tbsp chilli flakes
1½ tsp cumin
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp paprika
1½ tins corned beef, finely chopped
1 tin chopped tomatoes
1 tin kidney beans, rinsed
½ tin sweetcorn
50 g sachet tomato soup powder
Sour cream, to serve
1. Heat oil in a large pot and fry the onions. Add garlic, chillies, chilli flakes, cumin, cinnamon and paprika.
2. Add corned beef, turn up the heat to high and fry for 3 minutes, until slightly browned.
3. Stir in the chopped tomatoes and 1 cup water. Simmer for 20 minutes.
4. Stir in the kidney beans, sweetcorn and tomato soup. Simmer on high for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
5. Serve with sour cream.
Recipe & styling: Amerae Vercueil
Photography: Andreas Eiselen // HMimages.co.za