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Chili Pasta

Dried beans must be soaked and boiled for 30 minutes before being added to the chilli for 30 minutes of cooking time.
Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper if necessary.

ingredients

serves 4
30 ml (2 tbsp) oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
450 g (1 lb) lean minced beef
2 small onions, peeled
1 red pepper, seeded
1 green pepper, seeded
1 small chili pepper
425 g (15 oz) canned tomatoes
pinch chilli powder
150 ml (1/4 pt) beef stock
1 small can kidney beans or 100 g (4 oz) dried beans, soaked and cooked
350 g (12 oz) pasta shells, cooked
salt and freshly ground pepper
25 g (1 oz) butter
shake of grated nutmeg

method

1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the crushed garlic and the meat, turn over with a fork until the meat is brown and separated into particles.

2. Break down lumps with a fork. Add the diced onion and continue cooking over a low heat until the onions are slightly transparent.

3. Cut the peppers into bite-size strips and add to the meat.

4. Seed the chili pepper, taking care the seeds do not touch your skin or eyes.

5. Chop into small pieces and add to the meat mixture which is still cooking slowly over a low heat.

6. Add the canned tomatoes, chilli powder and beef stock and bring to the boil, then simmer for 45 minutes.

7. Add canned beans 15 minutes before serving.

Serve with the cooked hot pasta which has been tossed in butter with a shake of nutmeg.

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