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Mexican black beans with spicy avocado and grilled tortilla

Mexican black beans with spicy avocado and grilled tortilla

Healthy Food Guide

Time: 20 mins Serves: 4 Difficulty: Moderate

Kenwood mincer

500g rump steak

Dots oil spray

1 large onion, finely chopped

1 large carrot, peeled, diced

1 small courgette, trimmed, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon Mexican seasoning, plus extra 1/4 teaspoon

2 tablespoons Delmaine tomato paste

2 x 400g cans Delmaine black beans, drained, rinsed

400g can Delmaine tomatoes

1/2 firm ripe avocado, diced

Squeeze lemon juice (optional)

2 tablespoons Palmers fresh coriander

4 corn tortillas, grilled


Mince the beef. Spray a large saucepan with oil, brown mince and set aside.

Spray a large saucepan with oil. Set over a medium heat. Add onion, carrot and courgette. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-6 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and Mexican seasoning. Cook, stirring, for 1 more minute. Add tomato paste and cook for 1 more minute.

Add cooked mince, black beans and tomatoes to saucepan with 1 cup water. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until mixture is thick.

Meanwhile, combine extra chilli powder with avocado and coriander in a medium-sized bowl. Add a squeeze of lemon juice if desired.

Place 1 grilled tortilla on each serving plate. Top with bean mixture and spicy avocado. Serve immediately. 

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