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Chilli Con Carne with Potato Wedges

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  Onion 1 , chopped
  Sunflower oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lamb 250 Gram, minced
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), chopped
  Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 400 Gram, chopped
  Tomato puree 2 Tablespoon
  Potato 1 Large, baked and left until cold
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Dried thyme 1 Pinch
  Red kidney beans 400 Gram, rinsed and drained
  Rindless smoked streaky bacon 2
  Chives 3⁄4 Bunch (75 gm), chopped (Small Bunch)
  Soured cream 150 Milliliter
  Spring onion 1 , trimmed and cut diagonally
  Cheddar cheese 25 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste, ground

1. Cut the baked potato lengthways into 4 wedges. Cut each wedge in half again. Place the wedges on a baking tray.
2. Crush a garlic clove into a puree with a little salt and mix with half the olive oil and the thyme.

3. In a large saucepan, heat oil, add onion and fry briefly.
4. Add the mince and cook until the meat is browned, add garlic to the meat with the chilli and cumin. Cook for 1 minute.
5. Add in tomatoes, tomato puree, kidney beans and water to make a sauce. Season with thyme, salt and pepper to taste and allow to simmer.
6. Brush the prepared garlic oil over the potato wedges and in a preheated grill, cook for about 6 minutes until golden and hot.

7. Heat the remaining olive oil in a frying pan. Cut the bacon into strips, add to the pan and fry until golden. Add chives, soured cream and stir well. Remove from heat.
9. Grate the cheese on top of grilled potatoes. Sprinkle over the spring onions and bacon and return to the grill. Cook for a further 1-2 minutes or until bubbling and golden.
10 . Into 2 serving bowls, ladle the chilli standing on a serving plate.
11. Season the potato wedges with plenty of pepper and arrange like petals around the chilli.
12. Spoon a large dollop of the soured cream into the chilli.
13. Into individual bowls, pour the sauce and arrange 3 chives over the top of each bowl.

14. Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1652 Calories from Fat 624

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g108.2%

Saturated Fat 27.1 g135.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 148.8 mg49.6%

Sodium 679 mg28.3%

Total Carbohydrates 176 g58.6%

Dietary Fiber 39.9 g159.7%

Sugars 18.1 g

Protein 89 g178.4%

Vitamin A 95.3% Vitamin C 164.3%

Calcium 49.1% Iron 113.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chilli Con Carne With Potato Wedges Recipe