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Mexican Broth

Mexican Broth

with Spicy Beef & Beans

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This recipe calls for only one or two tortillas which means you will have quite a few left over! We hate waste so are always thinking of ways to use leftover ingredients. Why not try oven-baked tortilla chips? Cut them into triangles (or whatever shape you choose), brush them with oil and sprinkle with salt and paprika. A few minutes in a hot oven and voilà!

Tags:Under 750 calories
Preparation Time40 minutes
Difficulty levelLevel 2
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 unit(s)


1 clove


1 unit(s)

Green Pepper

1 tin(s)

Mixed Beans

1 unit(s)


½ bunch(es)


250 grams

Beef Mince

1 tbsp

Mexican Spice

1.5 tsp

Mild Paprika

1 pack(s)

Tomato Passata

1 pot(s)

Beef Stock Pot

1 unit(s)

Wholemeal Tortilla


½ pot(s)

Sour Cream


Not included in your delivery

½ litre(s)


Nutritional information
Nutritional informationarrow down iconarrow down icon
Energy (kJ)2849 kJ
Energy (kcal)681 kcal
Fat23.0 g
of which saturates10.0 g
Carbohydrate72 g
of which sugars17.0 g
Protein43 g
Salt4.99 g
Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Cutting board
Frying Pan
Aluminum Foil
Baking Tray
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Prep the Veggies
Prep the Veggies

Halve, peel and chop the onion into ½cm pieces. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). Halve, then remove the core from the green pepper and chop into 1cm chunks. Drain and rinse the mixed beans in a colander. Peel and chop the potato into ½cm cubes. TIP: Chop the potato this small to make sure it cooks through! Pick the coriander leaves from their stalks and roughly chop (discard the stalks).

Brown the Mince
Brown the Mince

Heat a splash of oil in a frying pan on medium heat. Once hot add the onion. Cook gently until soft, 3-4 mins. Then add the garlic, beef mince, fajita seasoning and mild paprika with a pinch of salt and a good grind of black pepper. TIP: If you don't like things too spicy, add less of the fajita seasoning! Cook until the beef is just browned, 5-6 mins.

Add the Veggies
Add the Veggies

Once the beef has browned, add the pepper and potato. Cook until softened slightly, 4 mins. Add the mixed beans along with the tomato passata. Simmer gently for 2 mins. Preheat your oven to 200°C.

Cook the Broth
Cook the Broth

Mix the beef stock pot together with the water (amount specified in the ingredient list) in a measuring jug and add to the pan. Bring to a gentle boil, then lower the heat. Simmer until the potato is cooked through, 15-20 mins. TIP: If the stock is reducing too much, add a splash more water.

Bake the Tortilla
Bake the Tortilla

Rub a very light coating of oil onto both sides of each tortilla. Slice into long, 1cm wide strips. Season with salt and black pepper and place on a lined baking tray on the top shelf of your oven. Cook until crispy, 4-5 mins. TIP: Watch them like a hawk as they burn easily!


Just before serving, stir through half the coriander. Serve the broth in bowls, topped with a dollop of sour cream, a little more coriander and some of the crispy tortilla strips. Get slurping!