Mexican beef with tramezzini dippers

Add a Mexican twist to an ordinary weeknight meal.
 
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Recipe from: 21 September 2015
Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 40 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 30
    ml
    sunflower oil or olive oil
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 500
    g
    beef mince
  • 2
    tins Mexican-flavoured tomatoes
  • (or use 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • and 1 tin Mexican-flavoured tomatoes
  • for a milder flavour)
  • 2
    tramezzinis or pita breads
  • avocado pear and sour cream, to serve
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Heat the oil and sauté the onion until soft. Add the mince and brown well.Add the tomatoes and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 40 minutes until the sauce has reduced and thickened.

Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.Just before the mince sauce is done, place the tramezzinis or pita breads in a hot, dry pan and toast on both sides.

Cut into triangles or strips to dip into the sauce.

Serve alongside the Mexican mince with sliced avocado pear and sour cream.

Text and image source: Ideas magazine

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