Many of us lead busy lives and so there’s nothing we like more than being able to rustle up a quick and tasty recipe for a weekday meal. This week we bring you beef mince in a tortilla wrap. Yum!

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Dish of the week: Baked flour tortillas with spicy Welsh beef mince

Ingredients

  • 450g (1lb) lean Welsh Beef mince
  • 15ml (1tbsp) oil
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 300ml (½pt) passatta
  • 400g (approx) can chopped tomatoes
  • 10g (2tsp) chilli powder
  • 1 courgette, cut into small cubes
  • 50g (2oz) mushrooms, sliced
  • Seasoning
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 100g (4oz) mature Cheddar, grated

 

Method

Pre-heat oven to Gas 4, 180ºC, 350ºF. Heat some oil in a large pan, then add the mince, onion and garlic and fry until browned. Then add the passatta, tomatoes, chilli powder, courgette, mushrooms and seasoning. Savour the delicious aroma then simmer on a low heat for about 10 minutes.

Next, take each tortilla, scoop on a large dollop of the mixture on one edge, then spread out and roll up. Place the stuffed tortillas neatly into a dish, lavish with cheese and bake for about 15 minutes until gooey and golden.

Serve with seasonal salad and crunchy slaw and sour cream. Sombrero optional.

Enjoy!

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