Chilli Con Feta

Chilli Con Feta

28’s Home Nutrition Program (portions based on our Women’s ‘Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Eating Plan)
A vegetarian version of the popular favourite!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Servings 1


  • 2 tablespoon raw brown rice
  • 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 brown onion diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 3/4 cup cooked kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cauliflower blitzed into rice consistency
  • 1 cup silverbeet roughly chopped
  • 30 g Dodoni feta cheese


  • Start by cooking the rice according to the packet instructions.
  • Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the brown onion. Sauté for 3 minutes, before adding the red chilli flakes and sautéing it for another minute.
  • Add the kidney beans and diced tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper and simmer with the lid on for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • While this is cooking, use a frying pan to cook the cauliflower rice for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and add to a bowl. When the brown rice is cooked, add it to the bowl and stir it through the cauliflower rice.
  • Next, cook the silverbeet for 5 minutes in the same frying pan that the cauliflower rice was in. Once wilted remove from the heat and add to the bowl.
  • Add the cooked chilli mixture to the bowl and crumble over the feta to serve.
Keyword Winter

Posted by Shahna Sarpi

Shahna is a qualified nutritionist passionate about helping people live a nourished life through healthy eating and lifestyle practices. Utilising a whole foods approach to nutrition, Shahna aims to educate and inspire people to become their healthiest selves. With a love of food and being in the kitchen, she enjoys cooking up a storm and creating healthy recipes that everyone will enjoy.