Saturday, 12 July 2008

CHILLI BEEF WITH BEANS (acili kiymali fasulye)

This is simple yet tasty supper dish to be enjoyed with family and friends and it can be prepared in advance. Serves 2.

  • 2 medium potatoes, diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 150-200 g minced beef
  • 1 glove of garlic, diced
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp kidney or white beans, canned
  • Little cold water
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • salt and hot chilli pepper to garnish.
Dice and fry the potatoes in oil for about 10 minutes on a medium heat, until they are golden. Transfer the potatoes to the serving plate. Add the chopped onion to the pan, add more oil if needed and stir fry onion for 5 minutes. Then add the mince, garlic, stir. Mix the mince with a wooden spoon during cooking to break up any lumps in the meat. Cook for 7-10 minutes. Add the tomatoes, drained and washed beans and salt. At this stage add a little water to the pan to prevent it sticking. Stir and cook for further 5 minutes. Bring the potatoes and mix them in the pan with the mince mixture. Turn the heat off. Add the parsley and some flakes of red chilli pepper just before serving. Afiyet olsun.

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