Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Beef & Chilli Bean Wraps

While this dish may not photograph well or look pretty it did taste great and was a success with all the family, so will be made again. it being quick & easy only adds to its appeal.

Ingredients (serves 4

  • 1 large brown onion, chopped
  • 5oogr beef mince
  • 1 415gr can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 420gr mexican chilli beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1/2 cup medium salsa (or to your liking)
  • 2 tsp medium Mexican chilli powder blend
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 pita's to serve
  • grated cheese to serve


  1. Place onion in a medium saucepan fry over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and cook for 5 minutes or until the onion softens. Increase heat to high, add the mince and cook, breaking up the mince with a wooden spoon, for 10 minutes or until mince changes colour.
  2. Stir in the undrained tomatoes, chilli beans, salsa, chilli powder blend and sugar, and bring to the boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook, partially covered, for 25 minutes or until the mixture is thick. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  3. To serve, spoon the mince mixture onto the pita's, top with cheese and roll up firmly.


Donna said...

Well, I'm Hungry now!!!hahaha...hughugs

Faery said...

This is my kind of food, I love chilli.
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Dee said...

This will go down great with my husband. And it looks very do-able on a weekday. Thanks!

Ruth Elkin said...

It's hard to make wraps photogenic, but they sure do look tasty

Gloria (Canela) said...

And I live these wraps, look tasty!!! Gloria

Cooking and the City said...

Donna as always, thank you :-)

Faery your very sweet, thank you :-)

Kitchen Flavours, how very kind I do appreciate it :-)

Dee, thanks for visiting & your kind words :-)

Ruth, thank you! :-)

Thank you Gloria :-)

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