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Smokey Mild Chorizo & Bean Chilli

Smokey Mild Chorizo & Bean Chilli

with Cheddar Cheese & Rice

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Oops, we've done it again – put a clever twist on a weekday favourite to bring you something new and exciting, with flavours we know you love! Our latest chilli creation is a mix of chorizo, red kidney beans, corn and Cheddar cheese with the irresistible flavour of our All-American spice blend.


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Total Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy

Serving 4 people

Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon

Serving 4 people

2 packet

basmati rice

(May be presentGluten, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Sesame, Milk, Soy)

1 unit


2 clove


1 bag

baby spinach leaves

1 bunch

spring onion

2 packet

mild chorizo

2 unit


1 tin


1 tin

red kidney beans

1.5 sachet

All-American spice blend

1.5 tin

tomato paste

1 cube

beef-style stock powder

1 unit


1 unit


1 packet

Greek-style yoghurt


1 block

Cheddar cheese


Not included in your delivery


olive oil

3 cup

water (for the rice)

1.25 cup

water (for the sauce)

Nutrition Values/ per serving
Nutrition Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
/ per serving
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Energy (kJ)3910 kJ
Fat43 g
of which saturates17.8 g
Carbohydrate89.1 g
of which sugars18 g
Dietary Fibre0 g
Protein40.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2530 mg
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Large Non-Stick Pan
Medium Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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In a medium saucepan, add the water (for the rice) and bring to the boil. Add the basmati rice, stir, cover with a lid and reduce the heat to low. Cook for 10 minutes, then remove the pan from the heat and keep covered until the rice is tender and the water is absorbed, 10 minutes. TIP: The rice will finish cooking in its own steam so don't peek!


While the rice is cooking, finely chop the brown onion. Finely chop the garlic (or use a garlic press). Roughly chop the baby spinach leaves. Thinly slice the spring onion. Slice the lime into wedges. Cut the mild chorizo into small chunks. Grate the carrot (unpeeled). Grate the Cheddar cheese. Drain the sweetcorn. Drain and rinse the red kidney beans.


Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the chorizo and cook until browned, 6 minutes. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until softened, 3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add the All-American spice blend (see ingredients list) and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. TIP: Add all of the spice blend if you're not sensitive to heat. Add the carrot, sweetcorn and red kidney beans and cook until softened, 2-3 minutes.


Add the tomato paste (see ingredients list), water (for the sauce) and 1 crumbled beef stock cube to the pan. Mix well, then reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until slightly thickened, 10-12 minutes. Add the baby spinach and stir until wilted. Add a dash of water to loosen the sauce if necessary.


While the chilli is cooking, slice the avocado in half and scoop the flesh into a small bowl. Add a generous squeeze of lime juice. Season with salt and pepper and mash with a fork to combine. Add the Greek yoghurt and stir to combine. TIP: For a smoother crema, use a food processor or stick blender.


Divide the basmati rice and mild chorizo and bean chilli between bowls. Top with the avocado crema and grated Cheddar cheese. Sprinkle the adults' portions with spring onion. Serve with any remaining lime wedges.