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Mexi Mince Beef Buns with Crispy Croutons

Budget Friendly Stuffed Baked Bread Rolls with Mexican Mince and Melted Cheese

12

Serves

5 mins

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

Sophie Gray

Recipe author

Sophie Gray

This is a great value, crowd-pleasing, and future family favourite dish. These crispy, cheesy, garlicky Mexi-mince buns are moorish and impossible to resist. Start by making a batch of our Easy Mexi-Mince and serve with refreshing sour cream, tangy salsa, and crunchy slaw.

Make your mince go even further with one of the other recipes from our Great Value Mexi-Mince series:

This family friendly mince dish is versatile, tasty, and easy to make. Use as you would a regular chilli mixture and serve as Nacho’s, Burritos and Quesadillas, or make it go even further with one of these economical techniques.

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Mexi Mince Beef Buns with Crispy Croutons

Ingredients

Easy Mexi-Mince

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500g Quality Mark Lean Beef Mince

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1 onion

chopped

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1 celery stalk

finely chopped

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1 cup carrot

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finely chopped or grated

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1 tsp ground cumin

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2 tsp smoked paprika

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1/2 tsp chilli powder

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1 tsp beef stock

dissolved in 1 cup of water

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1 can chopped tomatoes

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1/4 cup tomato sauce

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1 can black beans

rinsed and drained

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salt and pepper

to taste

Beef Buns with Croutons, Sour Cream and Slaw

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12 medium-sized white bread rolls

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1/3 cup olive oil

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3 garlic cloves

crushed

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1/2 tsp oregano

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1 cup grated cheese

To Serve

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sour cream

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coleslaw

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tomato salsa

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homemade or store brought

Method

Easy Mexi-Mince

Beef Buns with Crispy Croutons

To Serve

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Heat a large non-stick frying pan and add the mince, crushing with a fork or masher till evenly crumbly. Cook for around 5-8 minutes, until mince is browned.

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Stir in the onion, celery and whatever other vegetables you’re including and cook until becoming tender.

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Mix in the spices, cook briefly then add the stock, tomatoes, and tomato sauce.

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Simmer for around 10 minutes until thickened and then stir in the black beans.

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When heated through season with salt and pepper.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (236.8g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1634.4 kJ kJ (389.1 kcal)

Protein

21.0g

Total Fat

16g

Saturated Fat

5.2g

Carbs

37.9g

Sugars

6.8g

Sodium

648mg

Iron*

2.5mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)