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Cajun Beef Chilli Sub

Cajun Beef Chilli Sub

with crispy bacon and cheesy crispy chips

This American style recipe takes inspiration from many different localities throughout the United States, from Tex-mex chilli to the Cajun flavours of Louisiana. This is a mighty and meaty dish you certainly won't want to miss!

Tags:
Eat Me First
Allergens:
Milk
Cereals containing gluten
Wheat
Barley
Sulphites
Total Time40 minutes
Cooking Time35 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

Serving amount

3 unit(s)

Potatoes

25 grams

Grated Italian Style Hard Cheese

(Contains Milk)

2 unit(s)

Baguette

(Contains Cereals containing gluten, Wheat, Barley May be present Milk, Soya)

2 unit(s)

Garlic

50 grams

Grated Cheese

(Contains Milk)

170 grams

Bacon

250 grams

Beef Mince

2 sachet(s)

Cajun Spice Mix

(Contains Sulphites)

1 pack(s)

Passata

1 sachet(s)

Red Wine Jus

(Contains Sulphites)

40 grams

Salad Leaves

1 sachet(s)

Balsamic Glaze

(Contains Sulphites)

Not included in your delivery

to taste

Salt

to taste

Pepper

to taste

Sugar

to taste

Water

to taste

Oil

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Nutrition Values

Energy (kcal)1325 kcal
Energy (kJ)5542 kJ
Fat56.2 g
of which saturates24.2 g
Carbohydrate138.1 g
of which sugars16.4 g
Dietary Fiber4.6 g
Protein66.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Salt7.39 g
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region. Nutrition for uncooked ingredients based on 2 person recipe, excludes Pantry Items.

Utensils

Grater
Baking Sheet with Baking Paper

Instructions

Make the Chips
1
  • Preheat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.
  • Chop the potatoes lengthways into 1cm slices, then into 1cm chips (no need to peel).
  • Pop onto a large (lined) baking tray. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer.
  • When the oven is hot, bake on the top shelf until golden, 25-30 mins.
  • Halfway through, toss the chips with the grated Italian style cheese then return to the oven for remaining time.
Get Prepped
2
  • Meanwhile, cut the baguettes lengthways down the middle (don't slice all the way through).
  • Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
  • Place a large pan over medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil.
  • Once hot, fry the bacon until crispy and brown, 3-4 mins on each side.
  • Transfer to a plate lined with kitchen paper. IMPORTANT: Wash hands and equipment after handling raw meat. Cook bacon thoroughly.
Fry the Beef
3
  • Keep the bacon fat in the pan and return to medium-high heat.
  • Once hot, add the beef mince and fry until browned, 5-6 mins. Use a spoon to break it up as it cooks.
  • Season with salt and pepper. IMPORTANT: Mince is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
Simmer the Chilli
4
  • Add the garlic and Cajun spice mix to the pan. Cook for 30 secs. 
  • Stir in the passata, red wine jus, ½ tsp sugar and 100ml water (double both for 4p)
  • Bring to the boil, stirring, then lower the heat slightly and simmer until thickened, 7-8 mins.
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
  • Meanwhile, crumble the crispy bacon.
Bake the Baguettes
5
  • Move the chips to the bottom shelf of the oven.
  • Pop the baguettes onto a separate lined baking tray.
  • Spoon as much beef chilli as you like into each baguette, then top with the grated cheese.
  • Cook on the top shelf of the oven until the cheese is melted and bubbling, 2-3 mins.
Finish and Serve
6
  • When everything is almost ready, toss the salad leaves with the balsamic glaze and a drizzle of oil.
  • Plate up the Cajun chilli-filled baguettes and sprinkle over the bacon crumble.
  • Serve the cheesy chips and salad alongside.
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