Recipe: Lilo Loves Chilli Con Carne, perfect snow food

With snow gripping the UK right now it was time to raid the cupboards and see what I could rustle up. If you are a regular visitor to my blog then you’ll know how much I love comfort food and never need an excuse to cook something up.

Chilli con carne in the pan


  • Pack of minced beef or lamb
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tin of red kidney beans
  • 1 tin of chopped tomotoes
  • 1 pack of chilli con carne spices (available from any supermarket)
  • Sunflower oil for frying
  • Garlic, salt and pepper to taste

Homemade Chilli Con Carne


  • Add oil to pan
  • Brown onion with salt, pepper and chopped garlic
  • Add mince meat and brown
  • Add tin of tomatoes and spice mix
  • Rinse red kidney beans and add to pan
  • Cook on a medium heat for a couple of hours to let flavours infuse
  • Serve with white rice and vegetables of your choice
  • Enjoy!

All photography taken with my iphone5, imagery belongs to Lilo Loves.


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