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A stew of minced beef and beans flavoured with chillies or chilli powder.
- ‘They described the chilli con carne with tortilla chips as being ‘hearty meals’ - filling, and a great improvement on the starters.’
- ‘I left the buffet with a plate overflowing with potato salad and chili con carne, and the hamburger sitting on top.’
- ‘Other main courses included chilli con carne, lasagne, chicken enchiladas and there was even a nod in the direction of healthy eating with some salmon steak.’
- ‘Roast beef, fried chicken, chili con carne, chicken adobo: All are common menu items.’
- ‘Father Damian (our Catholic chaplain) very kindly cooked the dinner, consisting of chilli con carne or vegetable curry, followed by cake - on his birthday!’
- ‘That book, The Cuisines of Mexico, became a best-seller and taught a generation of Americans that Mexican food meant more than tacos, nachos and chilli con carne.’
- ‘These are followed by salads, pastas, Mexican items including nachos, tacos, enchiladas and chili con carne and fajitas (chicken or beef, B.275-325).’
- ‘Into the mains and there is a choice of Cumberland sausage, beef stew, beef stroganoff, spaghetti Bolognese, chilli con carne, Chinese style spare ribs and a chicken curry.’
- ‘He tells us about the Cowboy culture and chili con carne and the San Antonio Chili’
- ‘Typical products affected by the alert are shepherd's pies, pasta bakes, cottage pies, chicken wings, sausage casseroles, pizzas, steak and kidney pies and chilli con carne.’
- ‘I find it enhances and extends a good chilli con carne when served wrapped in burritos.’
- ‘There have been dozens of warnings and recalls in recent years due to the substance finding its way into anything from pesto to chilli con carne.’
- ‘When I cook, it's usually spaghetti, chili con carne, tacos or corn chip casserole.’
- ‘It makes a good partner with strong flavours and substantial textures such as chilli con carne, chicken livers, wild boar and even barbecue sauce.’
- ‘We noted chilli con carne, beef lasagne and Cornish pasties among the hot dishes.’
- ‘This is not your purist Texan no-tomato, no-bean chilli con carne, but a more domesticated, family-friendly old favourite for easy mid-week dining.’
- ‘My mum always cooked me chilli con carne and curry.’
- ‘In N. America, ‘chile powder’ - also known as ‘Mexican’ or ‘Creole’ chile powder - is a spice mixture for making chili con carne, containing cumin, clove, and garlic powder as well as hot pepper.’
- ‘She reckons about 50 per cent of what they produce is homemade - minced lamb hotpot, chilli con carne, spaghetti bolognese, that kind of stuff - plus a mean chicken pie.’
- ‘Australia's rich, frothy, berry-sweet mouthwash will happily chase away a furious curry or chili con carne.’
From Spanish chile con carne, literally ‘chilli pepper with meat’.
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