Healthy Chilli Con Carne with Rice

Mexican Beef Chilli Con Carne with Rice

By the wlr team

This classic low calorie, high fibre Chilli con Carne is the perfect meal to make and save for the rest of the week. Enjoy as a delicious meal and then take leftovers to work with you or freeze for another day.

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    30 mins
  • Cook time: 30 mins
  • Calories: 256
    per serving


  • 1 onion
  • 160g red pepper
  • 15g Tomato Puree, Average
  • 500g extra lean beef mince
  • 400g can red kidney beans
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 beef stock cubes
  • 1 tsp chilli powder

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  1. Peel and finely chop the onion
  2. Prepare and chop the peppers
  3. Take the chopped onion and dry fry until soft, then add minced beef and cook till browned.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Drain kidney beans and rinse then add the beans and peppers.
  6. Add 1 tbsp tomato puree, choppeed tomatoes and two beef stock cubes dissolved into quarter pint of boiling water. Stir into mixture with 1 tsp chilli powder. Bring to boil and simmer for ten minutes.

Serve with boiled rice (140g for 182 cals), or jacket potato (1 med for 218 cals). Double up the ingredients and you'll have some ready made portions to pop in the freezer.

If you'd prefer a veggie chilli take a look at our Bean and Veggie Chilli with Rice - suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)256
Carbohydrate (g)17.2
Fat (g)6.5
Protein (g)32.5
Fibre (g)6.1
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg2.2

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