This easy chilli is enlivened by a salsa crammed with healthy vegetables and creamy avocado. The spiciness can be adjusted to suit your taste. This meal provides 393 kcal, 30g protein, 12g carbohydrate (of which 10g sugars), 23g fat (of which 7g saturates), 4g fibre and 0.4g salt per portion.
Slow cooker chilli con carne | Chocolate added at the end gives a richness to this slow-cooked chilli. You can store any leftovers in the freezer for 2 months. Try it with soured cream, fluffy rice and a scoop of guacamole.
Spaghetti with small meatballs (maccheroni alla chitarra con polpettine di carne) | Spaghetti ‘on the guitar’ with small meatballs refers to a method of pasta-making where pasta sheets are passed through a chitarra, a frame with guitar-like strings, which gives the strands flat sides. You can substitute store-bought fresh linguine instead of making your own.
Chipotle chilli in adobo (chipotles en adobo) | The remarkable smokiness of the chipotle chilli is wonderfully enhanced by this sweet and sour pickling process. A great condiment to have on hand as a boost of flavour and heat to any dish, try adding chipotle chilli in adobo to mayonnaise, guacamole or chilli con carne. Either chipotle meco (with a tobacco colour and tiger stripe) or chipotle mora (mora meaning blackberry, the approximate colour of the dried chilli) may be used in this…