Mexican Mince Beef

Serves: 4 | Preparation Time: 15 min


  • 2 Tablespoon (Metric) vegetable oil
  • 1 Unit onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Clove garlic, crushed
  • 700 Gram lean minced beef
  • 1 Teaspoon (Metric) ground cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon (Metric) dried chilli flakes
  • A few shakes of tabasco
  • 1 Tablespoon (Metric) dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoon (Metric) tomato sauce
  • 425 Gram tomatoes
  • 400 Gram red kidney beans, drained
  • 200 Millilitre beer or red wine
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon (Metric) coriander powder
  • 1 Unit avocado
  • 1 Unit tomato
  • 1 Unit lime, juice of
  • tortillas - make your own with our fresh soft tortillas recipe!


Make your own tortillas with our fresh soft tortillas recipe.To garnish - avocado, tomato, juice of one lime and tortillas.Heat the oil in a large frypan and cook the onion for 5 minutes until softened. Add the garlic, stirring, then add the minced beef, breaking it up as it fries for another 5 mins or until browned.Add the cumin, chilli, Tabasco, mustard, tomato sauce, tomatoes, beans and beer and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 mins or until thickened. Season with salt and pepper, and stir in coriander.To serve, spoon into warm pasta bowls. Garnish with diced avocado and tomato tossed with lime juice, then serve with hot fresh tortillas.