Slimming Recipes

Chilli con carne and rice

We’ve served our warming smoky beef chilli with tasty turmeric-and-coriander-flavoured rice

Total Time 55mint

Course: lunch, Main Course

Cuisine: Chinese, Indian

Keyword: Chilli con carne and rice, Slimming world

Servings: 4


  • Low-calorie cooking spray
  • 500 g lean beef mince 5% fat or less
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 2 large red peppers deseeded and diced
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli deseeded and chopped
  • 1 heaped tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 400 g can red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 beef stock cube crumbled
  • 300 g dried long-grain rice
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ small pack fresh coriander chopped


  • Spray a large non-stick saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. Add the beef and cook for 5 minutes, breaking up any lumps with a spoon, then drain off any fat.
  • Add the onion, peppers, garlic, chopped chilli, tomato purée, oregano, paprika, cumin and chilli powder to the pan, then reduce the heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the beans, chopped tomatoes, stock cube and 300ml boiling water to the pan. Bring back to the boil over a high heat, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, put the rice and turmeric in a pan and cook according to the pack instructions. Drain well and stir in the coriander.
  • Serve the chilli with your favourite Speed veg or salad.



Total Time: 55 minutes

Serves! 4

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