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Beef Chilli Con Carne

Short on time? We've got you covered with this super speedy recipe for tasty chilli con carne.
Servings 4
Total Time 30 mins



  • cups jasmine rice
  • cups boiling water


  • 1 brown onion finely diced
  • 2 carrots grated
  • ½ bunch silverbeet stem removed & thinly sliced
  • 1 drizzle oil
  • 500 g beef mince
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp beef stock powder
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • ½ cup water

To serve

  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves picked
  • 125 g sour cream
  • Pinch of chilli flakes
  • 2 Tbsp sweet chilli sauce


  • Before you start, bring a full kettle to the boil.
  • Combine rice, boiling water measure and a pinch of salt in a medium pot and bring to the boil with the lid on. Once boiling, reduce to lowest heat to cook for 12 minutes. Turn off heat and steam, covered, for 5 more minutes. Do not lift lid during cooking.
  • Prep onion, carrot and silverbeet.
  • Heat oil in a large pot on high heat. Cook onion, carrot, beef and salt for about 5 minutes, until browned. Add spices and stock powder and cook for a further 1 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Add silverbeet to chilli along with chilli beans, canned tomatoes and water measure. Bring to a gentle simmer and simmer for 5-6 minutes, until sauce has thickened.
  • Prep tomato and coriander.
  • Serve rice topped with chilli, tomato, coriander and sour cream. Add chilli flakes and sweet chilli sauce for adults.