A Texan dish of beans and minced beef which was originally made very hot indeed. Adjust the amount of chilli powder to suit your taste.
2 Tbsp oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
750g lean beef mince
425g can chopped tomatoes in juice
2 x 425g cans kidney beans, drained
1 bay leaf
2 tsp–2 Tbsp chilli powder (to taste)
¼ tsp brown sugar
tortillas or corn chips
1. Put the oil, onion and garlic into a large saucepan and cook very gently, stirring occasionally, until the onions are golden and tender, about 10 minutes.