Beef tacos - divenews1

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Beef tacos


 › 8 taco shells
 › 340 g of lean minced beef
 › 5 ml of vegetable oil
 › 1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped
 › 2 large cloves of garlic, finely chopped
 › 2 tablespoons of mild chilli powder
 › ½ teaspoon of cumin
 › 65 g of Mexican salsa
 › Juice from ½ a lime
 › Salt and pepper to taste
For the toppings:
 › 30 g of iceberg lettuce, chopped
 › 1 large vine-ripened tomato, finely chopped
 › 4 dessertspoons of low-fat, natural yoghurt
 › 30 g of low-fat cheddar cheese, grated
 › ½ ripe avocado, sliced
 › 1 small white onion, finely chopped


1.  Heat the oil in a frying pan.
2.  Add the mince and brown, then add the onion and garlic.
Continue cooking for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
3.  Add the chilli, cumin, salsa, lime, salt and pepper. Simmer for
20 minutes.
4.  Heat the taco shells according to the instructions on the packet.
5.  Place a small amount of lettuce in the base of the shell and
spoon the mince onto it.
6.  Add any or all of the toppings according to taste.


4 adults
Preparation time
5 minutes

Cooking time
20 minutes

Utensils needed
Chopping board
Chopping knife
Frying pan
Wooden spoon

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