Chorizo Chilli Con Carne
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Glamorous Glutton:
Recipe type: Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 175g Chorizo sliced thickly on the diagonal
  • 2 large onions finely sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 red chillies, seeds removed and finely diced or to taste
  • 900g beef mince
  • 350mls red wine
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme / dried mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano / dried mixed herbs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes
  • 4 squares dark chocolate
  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the chorizo slices. Cook until all the luscious oil comes out of the sausage and remove the chorizo slices, set them to one side for later.
  2. Add the onions to the pan with the chorizo oil and cook until softened, add the garlic and cook until the onions are translucent. Add the chilli and stir.
  3. Add the mince and cook until just turning from red to brown, then add the red wine and cook at a high simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Add all the spices and the tin of tomatoes and stir well, turn the heat to low with just small bubbles at the edge of the pan.
  5. Add the tin of tomatoes and the stock cubes and leave to simmer for 20 mins add the chocolate and leave to melt into the chilli con carne, stir and serve.
  6. Serve in deep bowls with creme fraiche and guacamole, top with the reserved slices of chorizo
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