Veggie Birria Style Cheesy Tacos
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Veggie Birria Style Cheesy Tacos

Veggie Birria Style Cheesy Tacos

with Wedges and Baby Plum Tomato Salad

Inspired by some of the world's most popular street food, these tasty Veggie Birria Style Cheesy Tacos are perfect for a casual sharing-style vegetarian dinner.

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 Time50 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.


Baking Tray
Large Saucepan
Medium Bowl
Large Frying Pan
Baking Sheet with Baking Paper


Roast the Wedges

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.

Simmer your Birria Sauce

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

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

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

Get Prepped

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.

Fry the Veggie Mince

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 (add less if you'd prefer things milder) and a quarter of your birria sauce. Bring to the boil and simmer until thickened, 2-3 mins, then remove from the heat.

Dipping Time

Using tongs, dip a tortilla into the remaining birria sauce to coat both sides. Shake off any excess sauce, then lay onto a large lined baking tray.

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, then carefully fold the tortillas in half to enclose filling. Press down to keep together.

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

Serve Up

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

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

Serve the remaining birria sauce in small bowls for dipping.