Round off this Valentine’s month by showing your family and friends some love, inviting everyone over for smiles, stimulating conversation and steaming bowls of Mushroom Chilli – memories to last a lifetime! #Valentine #foodtoshare #loveandlaughter #healthyeating #greattaste


Mushroom Chilli

Serves 2



30ml olive oil

1 large onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 green pepper, roughly chopped

250g Portabella mushrooms, roughly chopped

10ml ground cumin or curry powder

5ml chilli powder & paprika

400g can chopped tomatoes or 2 diced tomatoes

1 small can tomato paste

400g can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

1 pinch of sugar & salt and pepper to taste



1 Heat oil and fry the onion for 3 minutes until soft.
2 Add the garlic, green pepper and mushrooms and fry for a further 3 minutes until the mushrooms are tinged brown.
3 Add the spices and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.
4 Add the tomatoes, paste, beans and sugar, and then bring to the boil. Season to taste.
5 Turn down the heat and simmer gently for 20 minutes or until the sauce has thickened and reduced.