This Mexican spiced mince dish is a versatile protein option for dinner that can be enjoyed with veggies, over roasted sweet potato, in lettuce cups, as taco filling, for healthy nachos or with a creamy dollop of guacamole!
It’s super quick, great for lunch leftovers served in lettuce cups and the kids love it!
- This is a high protein recipe rich in iron and amino-acids for energy and body strength.
- Mince is also a source of vitamin B-12 (found in animal products) needed for red blood cell production and to ensure healthy nervous system function.
- The Mexican spices add anti-oxidants as well as satisfying flavour.
- For a low carb/light dinner option serve this Mexican mince in lettuce cups with a dollop of iron-rich guacamole or aka Healthy Tacos!
- For an energy boosting dinner option serve your mince inside a whole baked sweet potato. Sweet potato is a ‘good mood’ food and is a great source of beta-carotene and vitamins A and C.
- Olive Oil
- 500 g Good Quality Mine (Beef, Lamb, Premium Chicken or Turkey)
- 2 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin
- 2 teaspoon Paprika
- 2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoon Dried Oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
- Pinch Chilli Powder
- Pinch Salt
- Cracked Black Pepper
- In a frying pan cook mince in a drizzle of olive oil for approx 8-10 minutes or until cooked through. Stir frequently and break up with fork. Spoon out any excess oil.
- Add cumin, paprika, garlic powder, oregano, onion powder, chilli, salt and pepper and stir. Cook for a further 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.
- Serve with vegetables, over roasted sweet potato, in lettuce cups, with a dollop of guacamole, for taco fillings or on top of sautéed greens.
- For a fiery boost add additional chilli powder.
- Serve with fresh chopped coriander.
- Add vegetables such as diced capsicum or cherry tomatoes quartered and cook with spices.
- Omit onion and garlic powder and instead use garlic infused olive oil.