• 4tbsp Sunflower oil
  • 500g Lean minced beef
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Whole clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 Red pepper, chopped
  • A pinch of chilli powder
  • ½tsp Ground cumin
  • ½tsp Paprika (optional)
  • 2tsp Tomato purée
  • 400g Tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 400g Can of kidney beans, drained
  • 150ml Very low salt vegetable stock (made with half a reduced-salt stock cube and hot water)


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan and sauté the mince, onion, garlic and red pepper for 6-8 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Add the chilli powder, cumin and paprika (if using). Cook for 1 minute.

  • STEP 3

    Add all the remaining ingredients and simmer covered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • STEP 4

    For a family-friendly meal, remove children's portions from the pot then add extra chilli powder or chilli flakes for the adults.