Chilli Con Carne Extra

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Marvellous Meals with Mince

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 2012

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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions, sliced into rings
  • 500 g


In Mexico, Spain and Italy a small amount of dark chocolate – which we are now told is good for us – is used to add richness and texture to savoury dishes. It is especially good in spicy dishes, as I found when I made a quick version of this old favourite. Using fresh chillies instead of powder is also a plus; one small green chilli will make a fairly mild version which most children will eat,