10 Minute Meal – Smoky Bean Chilli

  • Author: Ciara Attwell
  • Prep Time: 1 min
  • Cook Time: 9 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Meal
  • Cuisine: Mexican


A delicious vegetarian family dinner ready in just 10 minutes; Smoky Bean Chilli!


  • 0.5 tbsp oil
  • frozen onions (the equivalent of 1 medium onion)
  • frozen garlic (the equivalent of 1 garlic clove)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp chipotle chilli paste
  • 1 tin tomatoes
  • 1 tin black beans, drained
  • 1 tin kidney beans, drained
  • 100g frozen peas and corn
  • To serve: tortilla chips, sour cream, grated cheese, coriander, lime


  1. Add the oil, onions and garlic to a pan on the hob and fry on high for 1 minute.
  2. Add the cumin, paprika and chipotle paste and mix well, cooking for another minute.
  3. Add the tinned tomatoes, black beans and kidney beans and mix.
  4. Simmer on high for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the peas and corn and cook for another 2 minutes.
  6. Serve with tortilla chips and toppings of your choice.


Leftovers can be kept in a container in the fridge for up to 2 days and reheated in the microwave or on the hob.

This recipe can also be frozen in a freezer bag or container. Defrost in the fridge overnight and reheat in the microwave or on the hob.