Chilli con carne with sweet potato

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March 13, 2015

Chilli con carne with sweet potato 0 0 5 0
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 7 hrs
  • 15 mins

    7 hrs

    7 hrs 15 mins

  • Yields: 6-8

Ingredients

450 - 750g mince (depending how meaty you want it)

3 carrots chopped

2 onions chopped

2 cloves garlic

2 x tinned tomatoes

2 x small tins of tomato purée

2 x chicken stock cubes

2 x bay leaves

1 green pepper chopped

1 x red pepper chopped

1/2 to 1 Cup of water (enough to loosen the mixture but not make it too saucy)

Tin of kidney beans (drained and rinsed)

1/2 cup of red wine

Basil

Oregano

Pepper (I don't add salt but you can)

Mild or hot chilli powder to taste - I use about 4-5tsps of mild to give good flavour but not spicy.

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 large sweet potato

Directions

1Saute off onions, carrots and garlic in pan then add I sc

2Brown mince and add to sc

3

4Add remainder of ingredients to sc (except the sweet potato unless pushed for time and you could add now)

5

6Cook on high for an hour

7

8Meanwhile roast off some sweet potato in a little olive oil in oven at 200C (- it gives an amazing caramelized taste to the chili)

9Once roasted add to chili

10

11Switch to low for as long as you have (I usually do about 6 hours) and it's delicious x

Submitted by Louise Finch

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