Guided by Nathalie Man

Protein Packed Chilli Con Carne

20 min
11 ingredients
2 servings
699 cals
34% of the average
persons daily intake.
Based 2080 cal daily avg.
699 cals
32 g
73 g
31 g
34% of the average
persons daily intake.
Based 2080 cal daily avg.


  • 100g basmati rice
  • 10g olive oil
  • 50g red onion, peeled and diced
  • 250g minced beef
  • 15g garlic, peeled and minced
  • 480g canned tomatoes
  • 85g canned black beans
  • 30g canned sweetcorn
  • 10g red chilli pepper, thinly sliced
  • 5g fresh mint, cilantro, basil or chives
  • a pinch of: sea salt, black peepers, dried chilli flakes


Step 1

Cook rice according to packaging directions. Meanwhile, heat a frying pan, add the olive oil and diced onion. Fry over a low heat until the onion is fragrant and translucent. It should be soft and only slightly browned, so do not burn it.

Step 2

Add minced beef. Fry for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly and using a spatula to shred the meat into small pieces. The meat should be lightly browned.

Step 3

Add crushed garlic, salt and pepper and mix well. Fry for one minute.

Step 4

Add canned tomatoes, mix. Cook for 8 minutes, stirring constantly.

Step 5

Add the beans, corn and dried chili flakes. Stir, cook for another 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate, serve with rice, a few slices of red chilli pepper and your favorite fresh herbs.
Nathalie Man
Nathalie Man
Experienced recipe developer, food photographer and food stylist (+6 years), with a passion for everything related to food, especially gluten free!


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