Suitable from 12 months. Makes six toddler portions
4 tablespoons sunflower oil
500g lean beef mince
1 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 red pepper chopped
Pinch of chilli powder
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon paprika (optional)
2 teaspoons tomato puree
400g can chopped tomatoes
400g can kidney beans, drained
150ml vegetable stock (made with half a reduced-salt stock cube and hot water)
1. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan and sauté the mince, onion, garlic and red pepper for 6-8 minutes.
2. Add the chilli powder, cumin and paprika (if using). Cook for 1 minute.
3. Add all the remaining ingredients and simmer covered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Serve on a bed of rice or mashed potatoes.
For a family-friendly meal, remove children's portions from the pot then add extra chilli powder or chilli flakes for the adults.
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