• 4 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 pack mixed peppers chopped
  • 3 or 4 decent sized carrots cut into small chunks
  • 3 cloves garlic  finely chopped
  • Alternatively you can add; 1 butternut squash or 1  large sweet potato or 2 decent size parsnips
  • 1tbsp Cajun spice mix
  • 2 x 410g mixed pulses in water, rinsed and drained ie kidney beans and chickpeas
  • 1 or 2 tins baked beans
  • 2 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 150ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp dark chocolate, chopped
  • soured cream


Fry onions and carrots for 3 mins, then if using other hard vegetables add this to the pan and cook for a further 4—5 mins add the  peppers and garlic in the pan for 5mins.

Add Cajun spice, pulses, tomatoes and stock. Cover and simmer for 15-20 mins.

Remove from heat and stir in chocolate until melted.

Serve topped with sour cream and serve with rice, potato wedges or pita bread

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