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Mexican Beef Tortilla Bake

Mexican Beef Tortilla Bake

with Cos Salad

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Not quite a pie, not quite nachos, this dish might be hard to describe, but it sure is easy to love. It's cheesy and flavourful in all the right places!

Allergens:GlutenMilkRoyal Jelly, Bee Pollen, Propolis
Preparation Time
35 minutes
Cooking difficulty
Level 1
Ingredients 
serving 4 people
Ingredients
serving 4 people

1 unit

brown onion

2 clove

garlic

1 sachet

Tex-Mex spice blend

(ContainsTraces of Gluten,May contain traces of allergens)

1 packet

beef mince

1 tin

red kidney beans

8 unit

mini flour tortillas

(ContainsGluten)

1 packet

shredded Cheddar cheese

(ContainsMilk)

1 unit

cucumber

1 bunch

parsley

1 unit

carrot

¾ box

passata

1 tub

sour cream

(ContainsMilk)

1 bag

cos lettuce

Not included in your delivery

1

olive oil

¼ tsp

salt

1 tbs

vinegar (balsamic or white wine)

1 tsp

honey

(ContainsRoyal Jelly, Bee Pollen, Propolis)

Nutritional Valuesper serving
Nutritional Valuesper serving
Energy (kJ)3092 kJ
Fat35.7 g
of which saturates18.5 g
Carbohydrate49.6 g
of which sugars14.4 g
Protein47.8 g
Sodium1004 mg
Utensils
Utensils
Chopping board
Grater
Knife
Sieve
Large Non-Stick Pan
Baking Dish
Medium Bowl
InstructionsPDF
Instructions
1

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Thinly slice the brown onion. Finely chop the garlic (or use a garlic press). Pick and finely chop the parsley leaves. Grate the carrot (unpeeled). Drain and rinse the red kidney beans.

2

In a large frying pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil over a medium-high heat. Cook the brown onion for 5-6 minutes, or until softened. Add the garlic and Tex-Mex spice blend and cook for 1 minute, or until fragrant.

3

Add the beef mince to the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until browned. Stir through the passata (see ingredients list), salt (see ingredients list), carrot and red kidney beans and season to taste with pepper. Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until slightly thickened.

4

Grease a deep medium baking dish. Arrange the mini flour tortillas in the baking dish, overlapping them slightly, to cover the base and come up the sides with minimal gaps. TIP: Cut the tortillas if you need them to fit. Pour the beef mince mixture into the tortilla base.

5

Sprinkle the shredded Cheddar cheese and parsley over the mince and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the cheese has melted and the tortillas are golden. TIP: Don't worry if the tortillas soften at the bottom, they soak up the Mexican flavours!

While the bake is in the oven, cut the cucumber into 1cm chunks. Shred the cos lettuce. In a medium bowl, combine the vinegar, honey and 1 tbs of olive oil. Add the cucumber and cos lettuce to the bowl and toss to coat. TIP: Toss the salad just before serving to keep the leaves crisp.

6

Divide the cheesy Mexican beef tortilla bake between plates. Top with a dollop of sour cream and serve with the salad.

TIP: For kids, follow our serving suggestion in the main photo!

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