What makes Chilli con carne so special?

For many, the fact that you can make this in one pot and very simple ways is enough to select it one of their favourite dishes. Others go as far as saying that it tastes amazing the day you make it and even better the next day. This is definitely the case with Chilli con Carne, the flavours in the sauce tend to develop when left refrigerated for a day.

This dish is also quite nutritious especially with the addition of the kidney beans. Kidney beans work well in this dish and in any simmered dishes where they can absorb the flavours the other ingredients. They are an excellent source of fibre and are high in protein. Kidney beans are also a very good source of molybdenum, which aids in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates.

If you have leftover chilli con carne, you can use it in wraps with some salad leaves, grated cheese and sour cream or mayo. These wraps are delicious and can be served with some homemade wedges or rice and salad.

Chilli con carne can be a weekly staple in your cooking just because it is delicious, nutritious and can go with anything or just be eaten on its own.

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