Skip to main content

Ingredients

1 onion (diced)
2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
1 thumb size piece of fresh ginger (peeled and grated)
1 tbsp.oil (groundnut or rapeseed)
1 heaped tbsp. smoked paprika
Half tsp. cumin powder
Fresh chilli (de-vein and finely chop) adjust amount to taste
500g tomato passata (or 1 tin plum tomatoes)
250ml vegetable stock
1 red pepper (chopped)
1 green pepper (chopped)
450g mixed beans (or half tin cannelloni beans and half tin kidney beans)
1 tin sweetcorn
125g mushrooms
Small bunch of corinader (take leaves off and chop stalks)
2 limes (cut into wedges)
300g brown rice (dried weight)

Method

  • Rinse rice in cold water until no starch (water becomes clear) leave in cold water (1 part rice to 1.5 parts water)
  • Chop, grate and organise all ingredients for dish so they are ready to use
  • Add a table spoon of oil to a pan and put on a low heat
  • Add onion, chilli, coriander stalks, grated ginger and garlic to pan and fry until soft
  • Add all spices and fry for a minute
  • Add vegetables, tomatoes and stock (not beans or sweetcorn they go in at end) and bring to boil then simmer for 15 minutes
  • Put rice on heat and cook according to packet instructions
  • Add beans and simmer for another 5 minutes
  • Add sweetcorn and simmer until heated through
  • Taste and adjust spices (add more chilli and a squeeze of lime etc)
  • Once off the heat garnish with fresh corinader and serve with rice and a wedge of lime

As part of the monthly meal deal, Xcite Bathgate will be serving Mexican bean chilli with a baked potato and salad for only £4.50.

Available on 16 August. Kids option also available – pop down and enjoy this homemade feast.


Latest tweets

Results from some recent research we have been carrying out on the programme 😀still a long way to go as we shape th…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X

22 Mar
Tall & Tiny Footballers

Retweeted by @XciteLeisure

Latest tweets

@2005_bathgate Hello, can you please DM us your contact details and I will pass them on to the management team @ Xcite Bathgate? Thank you.

2h
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

@HannahGovan Hi Hannah, can you please DM us your contact details and I will pass them on to the management team at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

2h
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

@maeganalison Hi Maegan, can you please DM us your contact details and I will pass this on to the management team? Thank you :)

2h
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Archery, climbing, mountain biking and canoeing are just a few of the activities available @ Low Port throughout th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

23 Mar
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Xcite Bathgate will be running adults only swimming this morning until 11.00am.

23 Mar
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Please note, the Athletic Track @ Xcite Craigswood is closed on Sunday 24 March from 09:00 - 13:00.

23 Mar
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

Xcite Livingston hold a range of themed pool parties each month! On Fri 29 March, there will be a Friday Night the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

22 Mar
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

To avoid disappointment this weekend, please check out our weekend availability via our website: westlothianleisure.com/venues/weekend…

22 Mar
Xcite Leisure

Latest tweets

A fantastic opportunity for HNC Fitness students @WestLoCollege on work placement with @XciteLeisure to gain an add… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

21 Mar
Claire Glen

Retweeted by @XciteLeisure