Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

A great way to impress everyone with a pound of mince! This has been a family favourite for years but I seem to be increasing the spices to make it even hotter as I get older....... best to share it now before it gets too hot to handle...........

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in medium pan.
  2. Fry onion & garlic together until onion soft and translucent.
  3. Add mince and stir gently until browned, taking care not to break mince up too much. Add tomatoes, tomato puree, chilli, oregano, cayenne, bay leaves, stock cube & enough water to almost cover.
  4. Simmer gently for 1 hour.
  5. Add salt to taste.
  6. If you want to add more spices you need to let it simmer for another 15-20 mins to allow the flavour to develop.
  7. Add kidney beans and allow to heat through. Serve with crusty bread.


Most Helpful

Totally lost the flavour of the meat in this one. The chilli was way to over powering and I only used 1 tsp.

Kiwipom March 06, 2007

This was great. Didn't have can of tomatoes so i used a can of tomato soup instead. Will use this one again.

elegantgypsy December 23, 2006

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