Hoisin Beef Tacos
with Bell Pepper and Baby Gem
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(May contain Celery)
Baby Gem Lettuce
Plain Taco Tortillas
(Contains Cereals containing gluten)
Not included in your delivery
Sugar for the Dressing
Olive Oil for the Dressing
a) If you don't have a microwave, heat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7 for the tortillas.
b) Halve the bell pepper and discard the core and seeds. Slice into thin strips, then cut the strips in half.
c) Trim the baby gem, halve lengthways, then thinly slice.
d) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
a) In a small bowl, mix together the rice vinegar, sugar and olive oil for the dressing (see pantry for both amounts).
b) Season with salt and pepper, then set aside your dressing for later.
a) Heat a drizzle of oil in large frying pan on medium-high heat.
b) Once hot, add the beef mince and pepper. Fry until browned, 5-6 mins.
c) Use a spoon to break up the mince as it cooks. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw mince.
a) Once browned, drain and discard any excess fat from the beef.
b) Stir in the garlic and cook for 30 secs.
c) Pour in the hoisin sauce and cook until sticky, 30 secs, then remove from the heat.
d) Season with salt and pepper. IMPORTANT: The mince is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
a) Pile the tortillas onto a plate. Heat them through in the microwave, 850W: 50 secs / 750W: 1 min, until warm and soft.
b) If you're using the oven, lay the tortillas onto a baking tray and place on the middle shelf to warm through, 1-2 mins.
c) Add the baby gem to the dressing and toss together.
a) To make your tacos, lay the tortillas on your plates and spread each with some mayo (see pantry for amount).
b) Top with the hoisin beef and baby gem - as much as you'd like. TIP: Tacos are best enjoyed eaten by hand - get stuck in!