Mex Tex
  • Description:

    Originating in Mexico, it comes as no surprise that nachos are famed for taste, and the addition of mince to this specific recipe gives it that final, filling finish and flavour. This recipe is not only cost-effective, but makes for a versatile dish, which means that you can have it as a snack, a relaxed meal for two, or even as a fun treat for your family. Why not host a Mexican food evening and add these to the menu? Serves: 6–8 as a starter 4 as a main meal

  • Ingredients:

    1 onion
    1 clove garlic
    1 tbsp. olive oil
    500 g beef mince
    1 can (410 g) of Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers

    Salt and ground black pepper
    1 large packet corn chips
    250 ml Cheddar cheese, grated
    1 (50 g) sachet Tomato Paste

    250 ml guacamole
    1 tsp. brown sugar
    125 ml sour cream
    Coriander leaves, chopped

  • Method:

    1. Finely chop the onion and garlic. Fry in the oil until soft.
    2. Add the mince and fry until browned.
    3. Add the Tomatoes, Onions and Green Peppers, the tomato paste and sugar. Simmer for 30 minutes.
    4. Season to taste.
    5. Arrange the corn chips on an oven-safe platter, top with the mince and sprinkle with the cheese.
    6. Bake in the oven (preheated to 180ºC) for 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
    7. Serve with guacamole, sour cream and coriander.