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Black bean chilli

Nutritional Info
Total Sugar19g

A perfect winter warmer!

Black bean chilli

Ingredients (Serves 6)

  • 50ml olive oil
  • 450g aubergine, cut into 2.5cm/1in cubes
  • 2 red onions, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes or 1 fresh chopped chilli (de-seeded if you like)
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • Pinch of ground cumin
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 250g cooked black beans, drained and rinsed if tinned
  • 100g dark chocolate, grated
  • Freshly ground black pepper


Heat the oil in a pan and fry the aubergines for about four minutes to colour and soften. Remove and drain on kitchen paper.

Fry the onions and garlic in the same pan until soft, then add the chilli and cook for five minutes.

Add the tomatoes, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, bay leaf and aubergines and simmer for five minutes.

Add the beans, season well and cook for 15 minutes. Stir in the chocolate and serve with rice and soured cream.

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