Vegetarian Chilli Tacos

Mexican tacos are a popular dish as they can be a hand held street food snack or served as a main. Don’t let your vegetarian customers miss out on this vibrant, colourful dish. Our vegetarian chilli tacos recipe is packed full of flavour, with fruit balancing off the spices, making it more appealing for children.

  • 0:50 TIME
  • 10 portions
  • easy

Method

INGREDIENTS

600g GARDEN® GOURMET Vegan Mince

300g MAGGI® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce

100g iceberg lettuce, shredded

150g mature cheddar cheese

50g low fat sour cream

50g red lentils

10 taco shells

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 medium onion (150g), diced

1 small apple, peeled chopped- 67g

1 pear, peeled and chopped- 150g

1 tin of drained sweetcorn

1 tbsp. vegetable oil

1tsp cumin

1tsp smoked paprika

½ green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

 

FOR THE SALSA:

200g MAGGI® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce

50g cucumber, peeled, cored and finely diced

10g fresh coriander, chopped

½ red onion, finely diced- 75g

½ green bell pepper, finely diced- 80g

½ red bell pepper, finely diced- 80g

½ lime, juiced

  1. Begin by preparing the salsa. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and cover with cling film. The flavours will develop and deepen while the chilli for the tacos is cooking.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the onion. Cook for five minutes until soft and golden.
  3. Add the garlic and chilli and cook for a further five minutes, then stir in the GARDEN GOURMET Vegan Mince and lentils and allow to cook for five minutes.
  4. Add the MAGGI® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce, drained sweetcorn, apple and pear and simmer for 45 minutes, adding a little water if required. Once tender add the cumin and smoked paprika.
  5.  To serve, warm the taco shells for two minutes in a pre-heated oven.
  6. Divide the shredded lettuce among the shells then fill with the chilli.
  7. Top with the tomato salsa, a teaspoon of sour cream and a sprinkle of grated cheddar cheese.

Chef's Tip

Why not serve with guacamole?

PORTION INFORMATION

Energy

FatSaturatesSugarsSalt

1179 kJ

282 kcal

12.7 g5.3 g8.4 g1.12 g
14%*18%*27%*9%*19%*

 

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).

The recipe nutrition information is approximate and based on the ingredients listed. Please consider if any ingredients are changed or substituted then the nutrition will change.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Typical Nutrition ValuesPer 100gPer serveAdult RI% RI*
Energy kJ5671179  

Energy kcal

136282200014%
Fat g6.112.77018%
of which saturates g2.55.32027%

Carbohydrate g

9.620.02608%
of which sugars g4.08.4909%
Fibre g3.87.9--
Protein g8.718.05036%

Sodium g

0.220.452.419%
Salt g0.541.12619%

 

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).

The recipe nutrition information is approximate and based on the ingredients listed. Please consider if any ingredients are changed or substituted then the nutrition will change.