Two Beef Two Bean Chilli


This is no regular chilli. It may have the usual winter warming spices but couple that with the extra beans plus the fillet steak and this becomes an award winning chilli that will satisfy the whole family.

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Two Beef Two Bean Chilli

My husband is not a lover of chilli, but even this one he cannot resist. My two beef and two bean chilli is a flavour explosion and a family favourite.
Servings 6 people
Prep Time 45 minutes


  • 1 white onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 800 g chopped tomatoes
  • 400 g kidney beans in water drained and rinsed 
  • 200 g cannellini beans drained and rinsed 
  • 400 g ground minced beef
  • 400 g fillet steak diced
  • 1 ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground cumin 
  • ½ tsp paprika 
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive Oil


  • Heat two tablespoons olive oil in a wide bottomed pan and sauté the onion until soft, around 6-7 minutes. 
    Add in the minced beef and cook over a high heat until browned. 
    Two Bean Two Beef Chilli Recipe
  • In a separate pan, heat a little olive oil, season the fillet steak with salt and pepper and cook over a high heat until browned on all sides. 
  • Stir in the tomato puree, chilli powder, ground cumin, oregano, paprika and season with salt and pepper. 
    Pour in the two tins of tomatoes followed by the beans then bring to the boil.  
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for around 20 minutes. Add in the browned fillet steak for the last five minutes. 
  • Serve with brown rice, a dollop of sour cream and some sliced spring onions. 
    Two Bean Two Beef Chilli Recipe
  • Or you can serve with tacos.
    Two Bean Two Beef Chilli Recipe
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Keyword: Beef, Dinner

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