Crunchy beef tacos

Beef Tacos Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes


500g (18oz) minced beef
400g (14oz) can red kidney beans in chilli sauce
400g (14oz)  can chopped tomatoes
1 red onion, finely diced
1 tbsp oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
½ tsp ground cumin
200g (7oz) jar red jalapenos, drained
2 little gem lettuces
100g (3.5 oz) Emmental cheese, grated
8 taco shells
Tomato salsa
Sour cream 


1 Heat the oil in a deep sided frying pan or wok.

2 Add the onion and fry until soft, add the mince and brown.

3 Add garlic and cumin and fry for a minute.

4 Stir in kidney beans and tomatoes, gently simmer for 15 minutes.

5 To serve, preheat oven to fan 180°C/R6

6 Place taco shells, open end down on a baking sheet and heat for 2-3 minutes.

7 Fill the warmed tacos with lettuce,  chilli beef and top with jalapenos and cheese. Eat immediately while the taco is crisp.


8 Add 1-2 tsp chilli powder with the cumin

9 Serve with tomato salsa and sour cream

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