lettuce tacos

Lettuce tacos (non-thermo)

SERVES 4

Prep Time
15
Cook Time
15

Ingredients

1 clove garlic (5g)

1/2 onion (80g)

2 tsp olive oil (10g)

1 tsp himalayan fine salt

2 tsp paprika

2 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp dried oregano flakes or (1/2 tsp powdered dried oregano/ 1 Tbs fresh chopped oregano)

1/4 tsp garlic powder

90g tomato paste

500g full fat mince (beef, pork, turkey, chicken) or finely chopped mixed vegetable for vegetarian

Garnishes

8 large cos lettuce leaves

1/2 red capsicum sliced or diced

1 avocado diced or mashed

The green parts of 3 spring onions, sliced

8 long slices of cucumber

200g sour cream

200g or more grated cheddar cheese (chop 5 seconds / speed 5 for 'grated')

Some finely shaved red cabbage would be delicious

and of course add as much chilli as you like for the chilli lovers out there!

 

Instructions

  1. Finely chop onion and garlic (3 seconds / speed 7 / mc on)
  2. Add the oil
  3. Gently saute in a large pan 2 minutes (or 3 minutes / varoma temp / speed 1 / mc off)
  4. Add spices, salt, tomato paste and mince, you really want to do this in a pan now, I did it in the TM and it burns.  Cook approx 5 minutes, stirring often, until the liquid has evaporated.
  5. Serve with mince and garnishes piled onto a lettuce leaf and roll up
  6. Eat with your hands or turn it all into a fork and spoon worthy taco bowl

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