Leftover beef and bean chilli

Leftover beef and bean chilli

Using leftover slow-cooked brisket in this chilli fast-tracks the flavour, which is then amped up with chipotle and cumin.

Leftover beef and bean chilli

Start this recipe by making this simple slow-cooked beef brisket – it’s meltingly tender and rich with onion, ale and bay. Portion it out and freeze what you don’t use immediately and you’ll have some great future meals ready at short notice. Use a quarter of it in this spicy chipotle beef and bean chilli.

  • Serves icon Serves 2
  • Time icon Hands on time 30 minutes

Using leftover slow-cooked brisket in this chilli fast-tracks the flavour, which is then amped up with chipotle and cumin.

Start this recipe by making this simple slow-cooked beef brisket – it’s meltingly tender and rich with onion, ale and bay. Portion it out and freeze what you don’t use immediately and you’ll have some great future meals ready at short notice. Use a quarter of it in this spicy chipotle beef and bean chilli.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
622kcals
Fat
28g (11g)
Protein
56g
Carbohydrates
30g (1g sugars)
Fibre
14.2g
Salt
0.2g

Ingredients

  • 1 dried chipotle chilli
  • 1⁄2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 200ml just-boiled water
  • 400g leftover beef brisket, shredded (from this recipe)
  • 400g tin black beans, drained
  • 1 spring onion, sliced
  • Steamed rice, soured cream and pickled jalapeños to serve
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Method

  1. Toast the chipotle chilli and cumin seeds in a dry frying pan for a minute until fragrant. Tip into a small heatproof bowl and cover with the hot water. Soak for 10 minutes, then whizz in a blender until smooth.
  2. Add to a large pan with the leftover cooked beef brisket. Warm through over a medium heat for 10 minutes, then add the black beans and cook for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with the spring onion and serve with steamed rice, soured cream and pickled jalapeños.

Nutrition

Calories
622kcals
Fat
28g (11g)
Protein
56g
Carbohydrates
30g (1g sugars)
Fibre
14.2g
Salt
0.2g

delicious. tips

  1. As the leftover beef is already seasoned, adjust the seasoning of the recipe to taste.

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Recipe By

Emily Gussin

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