Homemade tacos

Homemade tacos



  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 250g beef mince
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 300g can kidney beans, rinsed, drained
  • 2 tbs tomato paste
  • half a cup (125ml) water
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped coarsely
  • 8 taco shells
  • half a iceburg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup guacamole


Preheat oven to moderate.

Heat large, lightly oiled, non-stick frying pan; cook garlic beef, stirring, beef is browned.

Add chilli, cumin, beans, paste, the water and tomato; cook, covered, over low heat about 15 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly.

Meanwhile, warm taco shells, upside-down and uncovered, on oven tray in moderate oven for 5 minutes.

Just before serving, fill taco shells with beef mixture and let everyone add the extras themselves.

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