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INGREDIENTS
Gather ingredients

Gather ingredients

Brown the mince then remove from the pan and drain away any remaining liquid

Brown the mince then remove from the pan and drain away any remaining liquid

Sweat the onion, garlic, chilli and thyme in a large pan

Sweat the onion, garlic, chilli and thyme in a large pan

Add the dried spices to the onion mix and cook until they release their aroma

Add the dried spices to the onion mix and cook until they release their aroma

Stir in the beef and mix well

Stir in the beef and mix well

Add the fresh and tinned tomatoes and cook down for about 5 minutes

Add the fresh and tinned tomatoes and cook down for about 5 minutes

Pour in the beef stock and tomato pur\u00e9e. Drop in the cinnamon and bay leaf. Bring to the boil and leave to simmer.

Pour in the beef stock and tomato purée. Drop in the cinnamon and bay leaf. Bring to the boil and leave to simmer.

Look at that cinnamon!

Look at that cinnamon!

Once the sauce has started to thicken, add the kidney beans and cook for 5-10 minutes

Once the sauce has started to thicken, add the kidney beans and cook for 5-10 minutes

Add the chocolate and cook for a further 2 minutes

Add the chocolate and cook for a further 2 minutes

Serve on a bed of rice and top the sour cream (I mixed a little corriander, salt and pepper into mine). Enjoy!!

  • 1.0 Large chopped onion
  • 2.0 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1.0 Red chilli deseeded
  • 2.0 Sprigs of fresh thyme picked and roughly chopped
  • Olive oil for frying
  • 500.0g Good quality beef mince
  • 1.0tsp Ground cumin
  • 2.0tsp Sweet paprika
  • 1.0tsp Dried oregano
  • 3.0 Chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 400.0g Chopped tomatoes (canned)
  • 2.0Tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 200.0ml Beef stock
  • 1.0 Stick cinnamon
  • 1.0 Bay leaf
  • 400.0g Kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • Salt and pepper
  • Sour cream to serve
  • Boiled rice to serve
  • 20.0g Dark chocolate