Chili con carne is a delicious and popular dish from Mexican cuisine. It consists of a spicy sauce with meat, beans and vegetables. The dish is perfect for a cold evening and can easily be adjusted to your own taste.
The basic recipe for chili con carne consists of minced meat, beans, onion, garlic and diced tomatoes. In addition, spices such as cumin, chili powder and oregano are used to flavor the sauce. Additional vegetables such as peppers, zucchini or corn can be added if necessary.
The secret of a good chili con carne lies in the preparation. To make the sauce taste good, it is important to fry the onion and garlic well in a little oil. Then add the minced meat and fry until brown. Then add the beans, diced tomatoes and herbs and let it simmer gently until the sauce thickens. Finally, the extra vegetables can be added and let it cook for a while.
A tasty way to serve chili con carne is with rice or tortilla chips. Add a little grated vegan cheese, oat fraiche and guacamole and you have a delicious and complete meal.
But chili con carne can also be eaten in other ways. For example, serve it as a filling for a wrap or taco. Or use it as a topping on a baked potato. The possibilities are endless.
There are also many variations possible on the basic recipe, add extra vegetables such as sweet potato, pumpkin or spinach. There are also many recipes available for a vegetarian or vegan version of chili con carne.
All in all, chili con carne is a delicious dish that is easy to make and versatile in use. It is a dish that is suitable for any season and is perfect to share with friends and family.
In the recipe below we replace the minced beef with minced goose. The minced goose has a lot of flavor and gives the dish an extra dimension. It is a simple adjustment that makes the dish Predetarian and therefore responsible.
Give it a try and cook different variants to your own taste!