Black bean chilli

  • serves 4-6
  • A little effort

This is a great veggie crowd pleaser. Easy to whip up and full of flavour, everyone will love this tasty winter warmer



  • olive oil
  • garlic 4 cloves, chopped
  • onions 2, chopped
  • mild chilli powder 2-3 tbsp (2-3 tsp if using hot)
  • ground cumin 3 tbsp
  • cider vinegar 3 tbsp
  • brown sugar 2 tbsp
  • chopped tomatoes 2 x 400g tins
  • black beans 2 x 400g tins
  • garlic bread or rice to serve 
  • crumbled feta, sliced spring onions and sliced radishes to serve (optional)


  • Step 1

    In a large pan, heat 2 tbsp olive oil and fry garlic and onions until really softened.

    Add the chilli powder and ground cumin, cook for a few minutes, then add cider vinegar, brown sugar, chopped tomatoes and some seasoning. Simmer for 10-15 minutes until thickened.

  • Step 2

    Pour in black beans and cook for another 10 minutes. Serve with rice or garlic bread and sprinkled with feta, radish and spring onions if you like.