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Tacos filled with savoury mince

Recipe from: 12/7/1995 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 16
Servings 10
Time 5 mins


  • 1
    large onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    clove garlic, crushed
  • 1
    green chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 450
    lean beef mince
  • 700
    minced pork
  • 2
    ground cinnamon
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 25
    whole almonds
  • 100
  • 200
    tomato purée
  • 125
    chicken stock
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 10
    taco shells, or more, depending on size
  • grated Cheddar cheese for sprinkling on top
  • 1
    lettuce, shredded


20 mins
Sauté the onion, garlic and chilli in a little heated oil until soft. Add the mince and stir-fry until cooked but not brown. Reduce the heat and add all the seasonings, almonds and raisins. Mix well and add the tomato purée and chicken stock. Simmer until the mixture has thickened and is no longer watery. Season with salt and pepper. Heat the taco shells for about 10 minutes in the oven and serve with the savoury mince, shredded lettuce and grated cheese. Serves 10.

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