Chilli Con Carne

The perfect recipe for chilli con carne on the barbecue. Try out this ideal dish for sharing with family or friends.


  • 200g dried cannellini beans
  • 1 kg braising steak
  • 2 red chillies
  • 2 green chillies
  • 6 shallots
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 3 carrots
  • Oil
  • 1/2 bottle red wine
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 cans of chopped tomatoes
  • 500ml water
  • Salt and pepper
  • Sugar to taste
  • Crème fraîche for serving


In the kitchen: Overnight Prep

Soak the beans overnight (additional prep time).

In the kitchen: On the day

Pour away the water and rinse the beans. Cut the meat into rough chunks. Wash the chillies, peel the shallots, garlic and carrots and cut all of the veggies into rough cubes.

At the barbecue:

Prepare the barbecue for indirect heat, approx. 200°C Place the Weber Original Gourmet BBQ System Wok or Dutch Oven in the grate and let it preheat for 10 minutes. Add a bit of oil and fry the veggies lightly. Remove and add a bit of extra oil to the wok. Now sear the meat on all sides. Add red wine and let it simmer for 15 minutes with the lid on. Now add the bay leaves, spices, beans, tomatoes and water. Put the lid back on the barbecue and let it simmer for 1 hour. Taste and add salt, pepper and bit of sugar if necessary. Serve with a good crème fraîche.