The weather has certainly turned colder this week and our Slimtone members all agree that a warming bowlful of soup is always welcome on a chilly winter’s night. Our Mexican Chilli Beef Stew from our popular Soup Book is the perfect hearty meal for the Bonfire Night celebrations and as a winter snack.
Serves 4 – Approx 100 calories per portion
125g/4½oz lean minced beef – 1 large onion, chopped
1 red pepper, diced- 1 tin chopped tomatoes
1 small tin red kidney beans ¾ pt beef stock
½ tsp chilli powder 1 clove garlic
Finely dice the onion, red pepper and garlic. Seal the beef over a medium heat and drain off any excess fat. Add onion, red pepper, and garlic and continue cooking until the meat is browned. Add the tomatoes, kidney beans and the stock. Season with salt and the chilli powder and mix thoroughly. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Allow to cool and liquidise or blitz with hand mixer to thicken. Enjoy with a slice of French bread.
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