Chilli Con Carne

Makes 8 portions.

  1. Fry the onion gently over a low heat for 15 minutes.
  2. Add the peppers, garlic, and spices. Fry for another 5 minutes.
  3. Brown the mince and the bacon lardons separately over a high heat.
  4. Add the beef oxos, tomatoes, tomato puree, and sugar. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Add the kidney beans and chickpeas and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  6. Leave to stand for 10 minutes before serving.