Recipe: Healthy Chilli Con Carne

Try this warming Chilli Con Carne recipe by Hazel Wallace and Linwoods, perfect to warm the soul yet very healthy!


400-500g lean mince 

1 red onion, chopped 

2 cloves of garlic, grated 

1 tin (400g) chopped tomatoes 

1 tin (400g) kidney beans 

1 whole red pepper, chopped 

100g mushrooms, sliced 

1 vegetable stock cube 

1 tablespoon Linwoods Milled Flaxseed

1 tsp chilli powder 

1 tsp smoked paprika 

1 tsp ground cumin 

Salt and pepper to taste 

Serve with: 

Linwoods Milled Flaxseed




Dry-fry the minced beef, garlic and onions in a large pan until browned.

Add the red pepper, mushrooms, chilli powder, paprika and cumin and cook for 1 minute.

Drain the kidney beans and add along with the tomatoes.

Dissolve the stock cube in 1/2 a pint of boiling water and add to the chilli mixture. Add the Linwoods Milled Flaxseed. Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

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