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Vegetarian Chilli Con Carne

  • Easy
  • Serves 20 children

Serving Suggestion: Garnish with fresh chopped coriander and serve with guacamole, sour cream and a fresh green salad.




1kg Tilda Brown & White Rice
2kg Linda McCartney Vegemince™
4 tbsp olive oil
3 large onions, finely diced
3-4 cloves of garlic, chopped
2 red peppers, finely diced
500g mushrooms, sliced
2.5kg tinned tomatoes, chopped
1ltr hot vegetable stock
4 tsp chilli powder
3 tsp cumin, ground
3 tsp marjoram
Black pepper, to taste
Worcestershire sauce, to taste
1.6kg red kidney beans or mixed beans

  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the rice and return to a medium boil. Cook for 20-25 minutes depending on required texture. Drain well and keep hot at a minimum of 63°C if not serving straight away.
  2. In a large pan, fry the onions, garlic and peppers in olive oil on a medium heat until tender. Add the Linda McCartney Vegemince™ and fry for a further 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the sliced mushrooms and all spices then cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the chopped tinned tomatoes, marjoram and stock. Season with black pepper and Worcestershire sauce.
  4. Cook on a low heat for 45 minutes, stirring if necessary. Add the beans and cook for a further 15 minutes. Alternatively, the chilli can be cooked in an oven covered with foil or a lid.
  5. Remove from the heat a good 10 minutes before serving and adjust seasoning if required.