Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

I made this as a lst resort for our evening meal one night and the family loved it. It got hotter as we were eating it. I serve this with boiled rice and now use this recipe every time we want a chilli.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large frying pan sweat onion and garlic in olive oil for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add mince and cook until browned.
  3. Add cumin and coriander stir until fragrent about 1 minute.
  4. Add passata and water stir into mince.
  5. Add rest of the ingredients and bring to the boil.
  6. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for about 20 mins until thickened.
  7. Serve with boiled rice or taco shells and a salad.
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This recipe makes one awesome chili! It's so much fresher-tasting than the kind I've made from packaged or boxed mixes. I followed your directions exactly, but I was unable to find any chopped red chiles in a jar here in the US, so I compromised and bought a can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. I minced up one of the peppers (they're very spicy) and added it to the chili. Thanks for posting this wonderful and delicious recipe -- this will be my only way to make chili from now on.