Best bean chilli

Tomatoey, a bit spicy, a bit creamy, a lot dreamy. This kidney bean veggie chilli is like an internet dating profile but even more delicious! It’s an unusual fusion of ingredients that work like crazy.


  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 chopped red onion and one chopped white onion
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • about 30 ripe cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of jarred crushed red chillis
  • half a tube of tomato puree
  • a can of coconut milk (about 400ml)
  • 2-3 tbsps of ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • sea salt to taste
  • maybe a teaspoon of chilli flakes
  • 2 cans of kidney beans, drained and rinsed (about 800g)

Nuush clients: Please apply the portion sizes stated in your account and divide the recipe so that you make only as much you need.


Heat plenty of extra virgin olive oil in a large pan and fry the garlic, chilli and onions until soft but not burnt, about 5’ish mins.

Add the cherry toms, sugar and the crushed chilli and cook til the toms are soft, then squish them with a potato masher, now add sea salt to taste, you need a good dollop

Add the kidney beans and heat through before adding the coconut milk and ground almonds. Then squeeze in the tom puree, you need enough to take the creamy colour away and make it red! Taste for spice and add the chilli flakes if required.

Now simmer for 5 mins before serving with wholegrain or wild rice

Nutrition Info

Black beans

Beans in general provide a superb (and inexpensive) amount of protein and fibre. A lot of the starch in beans is ‘resistant starch’, which means it’s is not broken down in the upper digestive tract but remains intact until it reaches the lower parts, where it fuels the beneficial bacteria that live there and makes them happy as Larry. These bacteria are VITAL to good health and they need feeding!

Good honest nutrition

Animals are my friends…and I don’t eat my friends.

George Bernard Shaw

Portion Guidelines

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

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