Veggie Birria Style Cheesy Tacos
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Veggie Birria Style Cheesy Tacos

with Wedges and Baby Plum Tomato Salad

Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time45 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes


serving amount

450 grams


1 sachet(s)

Mexican Style Spice Mix

1 carton(s)

Tomato Passata

28 grams

Red Wine Stock Paste

(Contains Sulphites)

60 grams

Mature Cheddar Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 ball(s)


(Contains Milk)

125 grams

Baby Plum Tomatoes

2 unit(s)

Unconventional Plant-Based Burgers

(Contains Soya May contain Cereals containing gluten)

20 grams

Chipotle Paste

4 unit(s)

Plain Taco Tortillas

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

50 grams

Baby Leaf Mix

Not included in your delivery

1 tsp

Sugar for the Sauce

100 milliliter(s)

Water for the Sauce

20 grams


1 tbsp

Olive Oil for the Dressing


Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)4306 kJ
Energy (kcal)1029 kcal
Fat47.8 g
of which saturates24.7 g
Carbohydrate107.7 g
of which sugars18.5 g
Protein41.8 g
Salt5.91 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Chopping Board
Baking Tray
Large Saucepan
Box Grater
Medium Bowl
Large Frying Pan
Baking Paper



Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.

Chop the potatoes into 2cm wide wedges (no need to peel).

Pop the wedges onto a large baking tray. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer. TIP: Use two baking trays if necessary.

When the oven is hot, roast on the top shelf until golden, 25-35 mins. Turn halfway through.


Meanwhile, heat a large saucepan on medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil. Add the Mexican style spice mix and cook until fragrant, 1 min. 

Add the passata, red wine stock, sugar and water for the sauce (see pantry for both amounts). Stir through the butter until melted (see pantry for amount).

Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to low and keep on a gentle simmer. This is your birria sauce.


Meanwhile, grate the Cheddar cheese. Drain the mozzarella and squeeze out as much liquid as you can. Pat dry with kitchen paper, then tear into small pieces. 

Halve the baby plum tomatoes.

In a medium bowl, combine the olive oil for the dressing (see pantry for amount) with a pinch of salt and pepper. Add the tomatoes and toss to coat. Set aside.


Heat a large frying pan on medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil.

Once hot, add the plant-based burgers to the pan and use a spoon to mash into a mince-like texture as it cooks. Cook until browned, 5-6 mins. Season with salt and pepper. IMPORTANT: Ensure they're piping hot throughout.

Stir in the chipotle paste and a quarter of the birria sauce. Bring to the boil and simmer until thickened, 2-3 mins. Remove from the heat.


Using tongs, dunk 1 tortilla into the remaining birria sauce to coat both sides. Let any excess sauce drip back into the pan. Place the tortilla onto a large baking tray lined with baking paper. Repeat with remaining tortillas (2 per person). TIP: Use two baking trays if necessary.

Sprinkle the Cheddar cheese onto one half of each tortilla. Top with the veggie mince and mozzarella. Carefully fold the tortillas in half to enclose filling. Press down to keep together.

Bake the tacos on the middle shelf of your oven until golden brown, 15-17 mins.


When everything's ready, add the baby leaf mix to the tomato bowl and toss to combine. TIP: Don't add the leaves too early or they'll go soggy.

Share the veggie birria style tacos betwen your plates. Serve the wedges and tomato salad alongside.

Serve the remaining birria sauce in small bowls for dipping.


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