Preparation and cooking time
- Prep:5 mins
- Cook:45 mins
- Serves 8
Warm those winter nights with a sweet potato jacket and a quick chilli, perfect for feeding a crowd
- 8 sweet potatoes
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 large onion , chopped
- 2 red or green chillies , deseeded and chopped
- 1kg lean minced beef
- 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
- 2 x can chopped tomatoes
- 400g can kidney beans , drained
- 300ml tub soured cream
- sweet chilli sauce , to serve
- STEP 1
Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Prick the potatoes in several places and bake for 45 mins until soft.
- STEP 2
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pan, then cook the onion and chillies for 3-4 mins until softened. Add the beef and seasoning and cook for 5 mins, stirring often. Add the tomatoes and kidney beans, bring to the boil, partially cover and gently simmer for 30 mins.
- STEP 3
Season the chilli. Cut the sweet potatoes open, spoon in some chilli and top with soured cream. Pass around the sweet chilli sauce.