Mexi Mince with Fresh Salsa

One of my absolute favourite cuisines has to be Mexican. This is a recipe I have handed out to friends and work colleagues time and time again and have always had rave reviews back. For a meal on its own (great for lunches) I add vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, asparagus and tomato’s. I chop them up and add to the mince when I am browning it. Alternatively it can be served as per the recipe on sweet potato or in lettuce cups. Its perfect for summer and requires minimal cooking. I hope you enjoy this one as much as we do 🙂

Mexi Mince

4 tbs cumin powder
2 tbs garlic powder
1tbs Onion Powder
2 tbs dried oregano
3 tbs paprika
1 tsp Chilli powder or flakes (omit if you don’t like Chilli)

1 Kg of Beef Mince or Turkey Mince
1 Brown Onion Diced
1 Vegetable stock cube
½ – 1 Cup of water or stock
Salt to taste

  1. Mix all the spices in a bowl and put aside.
  2. Dice the onion and fry in large pan on medium to high heat till transparent
  3. Add mince and begin to fry breaking it up with a wooden spoon
  4. As the mince begins to brown add spices and stir through for approx 30 seconds.
  5. Add the stock and continue to stir till the spices are mixed through well.
  6. Turn pan down and simmer for 5 or so minutes.Mexican 1

Fresh Tomato and Cucumber Salsa

1/2x Red Onion
½ x Bunch coriander
1 x Lebanese Cucumber
3 x Large tomatoes
1 x Lime
Salt to taste

  1.  Chop up the tomato’s and cucumber and coriander and put in a mixing bowl
  2. Squeeze the lime over and add a pinch of salt and mix together
  3. Serve in lettuce cups or on roasted sweet potato.
  4. Top with sliced or Mashed Avocado

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