Chilli Non Carne (serves 2-3)

200g Meatless Farm mince (you could use soya mince or lentils as an alternative)
2 tbsp olive oil (to fry the ingredients)
1 medium onion – chopped
2 garlic cloves – chopped
2 sticks of celery – sliced (optional)
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp oregano
Season with salt & pepper
1 tbsp flour
150ml vegetable stock
200g red kidney beans
200g chopped tomatoes
1 bay leaf
2 tbsp tomato puree
1 chopped pear
2-3 squares of dark chocolate

1) Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the onion for 3-4 minutes to soften.

2) Add the mince and cook for a few minutes until it’s brown. Add the garlic, chilli powder, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper. Stir together to coat the ingredients.

3) Sprinkle over the flour then mix together. Pour in the stock stirring continuously to avoid lumps. Now add the chopped tomatoes, celery, pear, kidney beans, bay leaf & tomato puree.

4) Stir everything together then add the oregano. Mix and cover on a low heat to simmer for ten minutes. After 10 minutes add the chocolate, mix in and cover for another ten minutes. One final stir and it’s ready to serve.