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Knorr Professional - Chipotle Beef and Black bean Chilli

21st May 2021 - 07:01

Serves 10

  • 225g Dried black turtle beans, soaked overnight (Future 50 foods)
  • 100ml Vegetable oil
  • 1kg Chuck steak, diced
  • 150g Onion
  • 50g Knorr Professional Garlic Puree
  • 20g Chipotle chilli paste
  • 30g Jalapeño chillies
  • 10g Ground cumin
  • 10g Paprika
  • 7g Chilli powder
  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 800ml Water
  • 10g Knorr Professional Concentrated Beef Bouillon
  • 10g light muscovado sugar
  • 4g Dried oregano
  • 6 fresh bay leaves
  • 500g long grain, easy cook
  • 200ml soured cream, to serve
  • 15g Coriander
Preparation method

For the turtle beans:

Drain the black beans then pour into a saucepan and cover with fresh cold water.

Place on to a medium heat and bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer and cook for 50 minutes until tender then drain and set aside.


For the Beef:

Heat half of the oil in a saucepan then brown the beef in batches and set aside.

Peel and dice the onions then cook in the remaining oil for 15 minutes until soft and caramelised.

Add the chipotle paste, jalapeños, ground cumin, paprika and chilli powder, then cook for 1 minute.

Return the beef to the pan with the chopped tomatoes, sugar, dried oregano, bay leaves, water and Knorr Professional Concentrated Beef Bouillon then simmer gently for 2½ hours.

Add the cooked beans to the pan and simmer, uncovered, for a further 20 minutes until the liquid has reduced to a sauce and the beef is tender.


To serve:

Cook the rice and spoon into a serving bowl.

Taste and adjust the seasoning of the chilli, if necessary, then remove the bay leaves and pour into a serving dish and garnish with the chopped fresh coriander.

Serve with sour cream on the side


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