This recipe mixes traditional Mexican flavours with crunchy vegetables and high fibre canned pulses to create burritos the whole family can enjoy after a busy day. Serve with wholemeal wraps and a sprinkle of cheese for even more flavour and calcium to help support growing bones.
1 onion finely diced
2 garlic cloves finely chopped
A handful of frozen mixed peppers
2 x 400g cans of minced beef and onion
1 tbsp of Mexican spice mix
1 can of sweet corn drained
1 x 400g can of kidney beans drained
1 pack of flour tortillas weight please
100g grated cheddar
Handful of crunchy shredded lettuce
Tbsp of guacamole
Tsp of sour cream
- Soften the onions and garlic in a hot pan until they begin to brown.
- Add the peppers and the canned minced beef and mix together with the onions and garlic.
- Stir in the Mexican spices, adding more chilli if you like it hot! Add the canned sweet corn and kidney beans and simmer until well cooked through
- Warm the tortillas up and fill them with the burrito mixture. Top with the cheese, lettuce, guacamole and sour cream. Enjoy!
Nutrition: per serving
|Saturated fat (g)||14.5|