Chilli Con Carne

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

  • About


  • 115 g (4 oz) dried kidney beans
  • 2 tablespoons oil


  1. Soak the beans in cold water overnight, or put them in a pan, cover with cold water, bring to the boil and cook for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and leave for 2 hours. Drain and rinse the beans.
  2. Heat half the oil in a flameproof casserole dish and cook three-quarters of the onion, the garlic, hal