Easy tacos

April 5, 2019 (Last Updated: March 14, 2019)
Easy tacos

Make up your own menu for unexpected guests from this deliciously simple recipe – a gourmet meal in a flash doesn’t come easier than this.

Easy tacos

Serves: 6
Total Time: 40 mins


  • 6 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) avocado oil
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 800g minced beef
  • 1 x 410g tin red kidney beans, drained
  • 2 packets taco seasoning mix
  • 125ml (½ cup) water
  • 3 avocados
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • Tabasco sauce, to taste
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 12 corn taco shells
  • 300g mature cheddar, grated
  • ½ crisp lettuce, shredded
  • ready-made chilli sauce, to serve (optional)
  • cucumber ribbons, to serve



Preheat the oven to 180°C.


Combine the tomatoes and red onion to form a salsa and set aside.


Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the white onion and fry lightly. Add the mince and beans, and brown. Add the seasoning mix and water. Cook for about 30 minutes. Keep warm.

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