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Chilli Con Carne made with turkey mince - 181 calories a portion

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone

Chilli Con Carne made with turkey mince

Preparation Time:20 mins

Cooking Time:1 hr

Serves:8

Calories per serving:181.7

Ingredients

Onions-110g

Celery (1 stick)-33g

Garlic-2 Cloves/6g

Tomatoes, Chopped, in Rich Tomato Juice-1 Can/400g

Mixed Herbs-1 Tsp/5g

Turkey Thigh, Mince-450g

Kidney Beans, Drained-2 Cans/400g

Carrots-110g

Courgette-175g

Mushrooms, Chestnut-120g

Water-200ml

Tomato Puree, Double Concentrate-1 Pot/70g

Red Peppers (1 pepper)-150g

Coleman’s Chilli Con Carne Mix-1 Pack/50g

Method

Preparation: Peel and finely dice the onion. Peel and finely dice the garlic clove. Peel and chop carrot finely. Top and tail courgette and dice into small chunks. De-seed and dice the red pepper. Finely dice the celery.

Put the olive oil into a pan and warm over a moderate heat.

Add the onions, carrot and celery, and let them cook until soft and pale gold. Add the garlic and continue to cook for 5 minutes.

Add the minced turkey to the pan, and let it brown lightly, stirring occasionally.

Add herbs, the tinned tomatoes, tomato puree and the chilli mix. Bring back to a simmer and leave to cooked, covered, for about 45 minutes to an hour, stirring every 15 minutes.

Add the chopped mushrooms and the drained beans after the first 30 minutes. Add a little water if it is drying out too much.

Let the mixture simmer for a good 5-7 minutes until thoroughly hot.

Serve on wholegrain rice and top with a dollop of soured cream and a handful of coriander leaves (if required).

Nutrition Data Per Serving

Calories (kcal) 181.7

Carbohydrate (g) 18.0

Fat (g) 4.7

Fibre (g) 5.5

Fruit & Veg 1.9

Protein (g) 17.1

13 Replies
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IndigoBlue61
IndigoBlue61Administrator

Looks tasty 😀

MissAzzee
MissAzzee4lbs in reply to IndigoBlue61

I’ll definitely be trying this out - thanks for the post

Hidden
Hidden1lb

Looks delicious. I use turkey mince or Quorn in place of beef mince more often than not these days. I also use it in a stir fry for a quick low cal dinner. 😋

Anna_8888
Anna_8888Maintainer

Nice and low in calories 😉

Joanney69
Joanney695st 7lbs

Sounds lovely, Pineapple27Pineapple27 will have to give that a try 😊 I do like a chilli 🌶

Zest
ZestHealthy BMI

Mmmm, delicious! Looks great! :-)

Zest :-)

Concerned
ConcernedAmbassador

I could definitely lose weight with turkey mince or quorn, but for the wrong reasons. Both seem to pass through me.

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone in reply to Concerned

Oh dear! :-( Not good! How strange (or is there an explanation?)

Concerned
ConcernedAmbassador in reply to Pineapple27

I'd prefer to think it's that stuff, rather than me :-(

HappyBeee
HappyBeee3 stone

That looks really good Pineapple! I make mine with quorn mince - even lower in fat and cals and higher in fibre! woo!

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone in reply to HappyBeee

we like quern chilli too. Works well! I

HappyBeee
HappyBeee3 stone in reply to Pineapple27

chilli is so adaptable I find! I often throw a load of extra beans in too!

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