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Vegan Chilli Con Carne With Beans, Chickpeas and Lentils

Vegan Chilli Con Carne With Beans, Chickpeas and Lentils

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This satisfying dish can easily be whipped up using ingredients you’re likely to have stocked in your pantry – tinned beans, chickpeas and lentils, plus a variety of aromatic dried herbs and spices. Add fresh red chilli for a hot little kick, and serve with tortillas, guacamole and fresh coriander.

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20 ml olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
1 - 2 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
Robertsons Atlantic sea salt
Robertsons Black Pepper
15 ml Robertsons paprika
15 ml Robertsons ground coriander
15 ml Robertsons ground cumin
15 ml Robertsons Origanum
15 ml tomato paste
1 red pepper, 1 x 1cm squares
1 x 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
1 packet Knorr Savoury mince Dry Cook-In Sauce
1 Knorr vegetable stock pot (dissolved in 400ml hot water)
1 x 400 g tin cowpeas, drained
1 x 400 g tin black beans, drained
1 x 400 g tin lentils, drained
1 tub guacamole

Preparation method

Heat the oil in a pot over a medium heat. Add the onion, carrot, chilli, garlic, and a pinch of Robertson’s Atlantic Sea Salt & Robertson’s Black Pepper. Cook until soft.
Add the Robertson’s Paprika, Robertson’s Ground Coriander, Robertson’s Ground Cumin and Robertson’s Origanum, and saute for a further 2 minutes, until aromatic.
Add the tomato paste, red pepper, tin tomatoes, Knorr Savoury Mince Dry Cook-In Sauce and Knorr vegetable stock pot.
Stir everything together and bring to boil. Once boiling, turn down the heat and allow to simmer for about 40 minutes, until the sauce has reduced. 15 minutes before the finishing, add the cowpeas, black bean and lentils.
Season to taste with Robertson’s Atlantic Sea Salt & Robertson’s Black Pepper.
Serve the chilli con carne with tortillas and guacamole. Topped with fresh coriander.


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