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Freezer Friendly: Make-Ahead Chilli

This Make-Ahead Chilli is absolutely delicious and super easy to make!

If your freezer is ready for you to fill with delicious food, this is a delicious batch cooking freezer friendly recipe that’s just perfect for making ahead. The benefits of batch cooking include saving money, wasting less food and spending more time in the evenings with your family.

This way, you can always have a meal waiting for you at the end of the day. It’s a great way to make weeknight cooking manageable. I hope you enjoy this Make-Ahead Chilli recipe! It’s a staple in our house. I make it often to have on standby in the freezer and it’s also fabulous for entertaining.

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Freezer Friendly: Make-Ahead Chilli

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By Nina Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

This Make-Ahead Chilli is absolutely delicious and super easy to make!

Ingredients

  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 450g Organic Beef Steak Mince
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • dried oregano leaves, 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 x tin of red kidney beans, undrained
  • pinch of cayenne
  • pinch of paprika

Instructions

1

In a large pan cook the beef, shallots and garlic over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until

2

beef is thoroughly cooked. Drain any juices from the pan. Return beef mixture to saucepan.

3

Into the beef, stir the chilli powder, cayenne, paprika, oregano, cumin, salt, pepper sauce and tomatoes with

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their liquid. Heat the mixture to boiling over high heat. Once mixture is boiling, reduce heat just enough so it just bubbles

5

gently. Cover with lid; cook 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

6

Stir in the beans with their liquid. Heat to boiling over high heat. Once mixture is boiling, reduce heat just enough so mixture

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bubbles gently. Cook uncovered about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until desired thickness.

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Serve straightaway with a variety of sides. Or your make-ahead chilli can be left to cool in the pan and frozen as individual portions in Tupperware tubs for 4-6 months.

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3 Comments

  • tracyknixon
    August 6, 2019 at 11:21 am

    This would be lovely on a jacket potato!

  • Heather Haigh
    August 7, 2019 at 8:43 am

    Can’t go wrong with this.

  • Charlotte Isobelle
    August 8, 2019 at 8:19 am

    I do love being organised and having chilli too! mm

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