An easy mince dish that all the family enjoy, my kids love it with Burritos, Rice or even Mashed Potato.


  • 500g minced beef

  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)

  • 1 large carrot (grated)

  • 1 750g can kidney beans (drained)

  • 1 400g can tomatoes or tomato puree

  • 1-1½ cups vegetable stock or water

  • 2 Tbsp Oil

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 tsp ground coriander

  • 1Tbsp cocoa powder


  • 1.

    In a 3-litre saucepan heat the oil

  • 2.

    Fry onion and carrot until soft

  • 3.

    Add minced beef and brown

  • 4.

    Add cumin, coriander and cocoa powder and stir through

  • 5.

    Add canned tomatoes (chop if preferred), kidney beans and stock

  • 6.

    Bring to boil and simmer over low heat for 1-2 hours

  • 7.

    Remove lid half way through cooking to reduce liquid

  • 8.

    (Freezes well)

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 222kj
  • Fat Total 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protein 19g
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Sodium 352mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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If you want to spice it up add dried chilli while cooking or use jalepenos from the jar in the Burrito at the end

Freezes well

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