Quorn Fruity Chilli Tacos topped with Cheese, Sour Cream and Lettuce

Mexican tacos are a popular dish as they can be a hand held street food snack or served as a main. It’s a vibrant, colourful dish packed full of flavour and the fruit balances off the spices making it more appealing for children.
  • 0:50 TIME
  • 10 portions

INGREDIENTS

For the salsa

½ red onion, finely diced

½ green bell pepper, finely diced

½ red bell pepper, finely diced

50g cucumber, peeled, cored and finely diced

10g fresh coriander, chopped

200g MAGGI® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce

½ lime, juiced

 

For the chilli and tacos

1 tbsp. vegetable oil

1 medium onion (150g), diced

2 cloves garlic, crushed

½ green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

600g Quorn mince

50g red lentils

300g MAGGI® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce

1 small apple, peeled chopped

1 pear, peeled and chopped

1tsp cumin

1tsp smoked paprika

10 taco shells

100g iceberg lettuce, shredded

50g sour cream

150g mature cheddar cheese

METHOD

Prep: 20 minutes. Cook 30 minutes

  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 Quorn and lentils and allow to cook for five minutes.
  4. Add the MAGGI Rich and Rustic, 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

This recipe also works great as a burrito or simply served in a wholemeal tortilla.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Typical Values

Per 100g

Per Serve 

Reference Intake

% RI*

Energy

625 kJ

149 kcal

1223 kJ

293 kcal

8400 kJ

2000 kcal

15%

Fat

7.0g

13.7g

70g

20%

of which: saturates

3.1g

6.0g

20g

30%

Carbohydrate

11.7g

22.9g

260g

9%

of which: sugars

4.2g

8.3g

90g

9%

Fibre

3.2g

6.2g

-

-

Protein

8.3g

16.3g

50g

33%

Salt

0.39g

0.77g

6g

13%

 

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

Based on the stated recipe. Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.