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Mexican Mince Stack

Healthy Mexican mince

Mexican Mince StackMild cooked Mince with carrots, onion, capsicum and tomato paste . Tortilla sprinkled with mince mixture completes your meal. Sprinkle with cheese, corriandar alongside fresh green salad and yogurt will add taste full of nutritious value.


  • oil spray, to grease
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Mexican seasoning
  • 500g lean beef mince
  • 1/4 cup no-added-salt tomato paste
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 425g can four-bean mix
  • 4 tortillas
  • 1/2 cup grated reduced-fat cheddar
  • fresh coriander, to garnish
  • 8 tablespoons low-fat plain yoghurt, to serve


Step 1 Preheat oven to 200°C. Spray a large frying pan with oil and place over a medium-high heat. Cook onion, carrot and capsicum, stirring occasionally, for 5-6 minutes until soft. Stir in Mexican seasoning.

Step 2 Increase heat to high then add mince, breaking up with a wooden spoon, and cook for 5 minutes or until browned. Add tomato paste. Stir for 2 minutes then add tomatoes, beans and 1/4 cup water. Simmer for 5 minutes or until mixture thickens.

Step 3 Spray a 20cm-diameter springform pan with oil. Place 1 tortilla in the base of pan. Spread one-third of the mince mixture over tortilla. Repeat this twice more, topping third layer of mixture with the last tortilla. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 20 minutes or until golden. To serve, cut stack in wedges, garnish with coriander and serve with yoghurt and a green salad.

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