Farmer Joe’s Beef Chilli
Organic beef chilli

Farmer Joe’s Beef Chilli An easy recipe with rich layers of flavour.

  • 400g 100% Lough Owel Organic Minced Beef
  • Dash of Olive oil
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 green pepper, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 small bottle of lager, or a mug of strong coffee
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 50g dark chocolate
  • 400g tin of red kidney beans
  • 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  1. Heat a saucepan with a little olive oil. Gently sauté the onion and green pepper until they start to soften.
  2. Add the mince and mushrooms and stir well. Turn the heat up and cook for a few minutes before adding the spices.
  3. Pour in the lager and bring to the boil. Stir in the tomato purée and cook for a minute or 2.
  4. Reduce the heat to a simmer, adding the barbecue sauce and dark chocolate. Stir well and leave to simmer for 20 minutes, until thickened.
  5. With 5 minutes remaining, add the kidney beans. Taste and adjust the seasoning.
  6. Serve with tortilla chips, or over a bed of rice.
  7. The garnishes we recommend are a dollop of creme fraiche, topped with a handful of grated cheddar, chopped scallions and a sprinkle of coriander.