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Nourishing Mexican Beef Bowl

Delicious High Iron Mexican Beef Bowl

4

Serves

10 mins

Prep Time

20 mins

Cook Time

Brooke Campbell

Recipe author

Brooke Campbell

A delicious and healthy deconstructed Mexican beef bowl, this recipe is sure to tick all the boxes. The mince packs the perfect flavour punch with just the right amount of spice. We love adding the coriander stalks to the mince for an extra depth of flavour. Utilize seasonal veges and don’t hold back on adding any that need to be used up from your fridge.

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Ingredients

Beef

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 onion

finely chopped

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2 garlic cloves

crushed

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1 tsp smoked paprika

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2 tsp ground cumin

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1/2 tsp chilli flakes

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400g chopped tomatoes

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1 Tbsp tomato paste

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1 carrot

grated

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1 cup sweet corn kernels

frozen kernels boiled and drained

To Serve

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1 1/2 cups brown rice

cooked according to packet instructions

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250g cherry tomatoes

halved

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400g can black beans

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1 yellow capsicum

sliced

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1 avocado

mashed

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1 red chilli

seeds removed and sliced

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corn chips

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1 lime

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cut into wedges

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fresh coriander leaves

Method

Beef

To Serve

1

Heat a dash of oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium-high heat.

2

Add the onion and cook until translucent.

3

Add garlic and spices and cook until fragrant, approximately 30 seconds.

4

Add mince and brown, stirring to break up.

5

Once the mince has browned add the tinned tomatoes, tomato paste and carrot.

6

Stir through until well combined and bring to a gentle simmer.

7

Lower the heat and add the corn.

8

Season to taste and leave to simmer for 15 minutes.

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You can cover with a lid to prevent the mixture drying out.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (766gg)

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

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Energy

3726 kJ (890 kcal)

Protein

47g

Total Fat

37g

Saturated Fat

8g

Carbs

81g

Sugars

22g

Sodium

225mg

Iron*

8.8mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)