Spicy Chilli Con Carne
1 clove garlic
1 tbsp (15 ml) canola or vegetable oil
7 oz (200 g) ground beef
19 oz (540 ml) can red kidney beans
2 green jalapeño or serrano peppers
1 tsp (5 ml) dried oregano
Salt and freshly ground pepper
Chop the onion and garlic. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Stir in the onion and garlic, sauté on medium heat until translucent. Stir in the ground beef and brown for 10 minutes.
Seed and finely chop the jalapeño. Thinly slice the tomatoes. Drain the beans and stir into the ground beef along with the peppers, tomatoes and oregano. Simmer on low heat for 20 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and a little sugar.