Recipe

Spiced beef nachos

Delicious spiced hearty beef mince is wonderful served with crunchy, golden tortilla chips, creamy Mexican guacamole and sour cream.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 35 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

Spiced beef nachos
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded, finely sliced
  • 1 long red chilli, finely sliced
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 500 gram beef mince
  • 400 gram can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 400 gram can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 200 gram pack corn chips
  • grated tasty cheese
  • sour cream, to serve
  • lime wedges, to serve
Guacamole
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves

Method

Spiced beef nachos
  • 1
    Heat oven to moderate, 180°C (160°C fan-forced).
  • 2
    Heat oil in a large frying pan on medium. Saute onion, capsicum chilli and garlic 3-4 minutes, until tender. Add oregano and spices and cook 1 minute, until-fragrant.
  • 3
    Increase heat to high. Brown mince well, 5-10 minutes, breaking up lumps as it cooks.
  • 4
    Stir in tomato and water. Simmer 10 minutes. Add kidney beans. Simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes, until sauce is thick.
  • 5
    Arrange beef and a quarter corn chips in an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with grated cheese to taste. Bake 10-15 minutes, until cheese melts.
  • 6
    Meanwhile, make guacamole: mash and lime juice in medium bowl. Stir in tomato, onion and coriander.
  • 7
    Serve nachos accompanied with remaining corn chips, sour cream, guacamole and lime wedges.

Notes

Add extra kidney beans to make this dish go further.

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