Chilli Beef


  • 1kg diced beef
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 400g can red kidney beans
  • Salt and pepper


Heat a little oil in a large pan or heatproof dish over medium heat. Add the beef, and cook in batches for 2-3 minutes or until browned. Return all the meat to the pan. Add the onion, cumin, coriander, chilli and paprika and cook, stirring for 2 minutes. Add the stock and tomato. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 1 & 1/4 hours, stirring regularly.
Uncover and cook for another 30 minutes, or until the meat is very tender. Add the washed kidney beans, salt and pepper and cook for another 10 minutes. Serve. Serves 4-6.