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Chilli Con Carne

Claire Wright

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Minced meat or veggie alternative

A jar of chilli sauce

Tinned kidney or black beans


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  1. Cook the mince in a pan with a little oil until browned and cooked through. Pour in the chilli tomato sauce and simmer for a few mins until heated through.
  2. Drain and rinse the beans, then add to the sauce and cook for another 2-3 mins until everything is hot.
  3. Serve with cooked rice or couscous.

There is no need to go any further with this recipe until you are confident with it and feel up for the next step.

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Chilli Skills

You could get the kids to help with browning the mince, or  getting the rice ready.

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Claire Wright

Communications Manager: After leaving Exeter University with a degree in English Literature, Claire worked in various fields ranging from youth work and charities to publishing, before starting up a food-focused website when her first child was born. After being asked to project manage the publication of Veg Power's Crowdfunder book, Claire came on board as a fully-fledged team member in 2018 to take on the role of Communications Manager, looking after Veg Power's website and social media platforms.

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