Burritos

Burritos are a classic Mexican dish that’s great to share with family or guests. Put chilli beef in a serving dish and let everyone make their own burritos, with a tortilla, the beef, guacamole and soured cream – Easy

Serves: 8
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins
Total time: 55 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, peeled and chopped
  • 500g (1lb) minced beef
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tspchilli flakes
  • 2 tbsp sun-dried tomato paste
  • 300ml (½ pint) hot beef stock
  • 400g can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • About 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 150ml pot soured cream
  • 8 flour, or corn, tortillas

For the guacamole:

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 red onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 avocado, stone removed, peeled and chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Handful of chopped fresh coriander

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large, heavybased pan and fry the onion for a few min, to soften. Add the beef and cook for about 5 mins, to brown it all over.
  2. Add the coriander, cumin, chilli flakes, sun-dried tomato paste, beef stock and pinto beans, and simmer for 20 mins.
  3. To make the guacamole: Mix all of the ingredients together.
  4. Stir the chopped chives into the soured cream.
  5. Warm the tortillas according to pack instructions.
  6. Put chilli beef in a serving dish, put everything on the table and let everyone make their own burritos, with a tortilla, the beef, guacamole and soured cream.

Nutritional information per portion

fat 22.0g saturates 10.0g calories 450(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.