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Chilli in Taco Shells

Chilli in Taco Shells

Brought to you by: The Vegetarian Society
    4 serving

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Serves: 4

A dinner option in the Vegetarian Society's V-Healthy meal plan. A dinner option in the Vegetarian Society's V-Healthy meal plan. For a quick and easy meal substitute the spices for the spice mix in the taco kits.
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  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp garlic puree
  • 1 medium red and 1 medium green pepper
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1½ tins tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 3 tbsp vegan red wine, (optional)
  • 1½ tins kidney beans
  • 300g vegetarian or vegan mince
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1½ tbsp chilli paste
  • 1½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp vegetarian or vegan gravy granules
  • 10 taco shells, warmed
  • 200g lettuce, shredded
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 bag salad


Step 1

Gently fry the onion, garlic puree and peppers in the oil until tender. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato purée and red wine.

Step 2

Add all other ingredients including red kidney beans and mince and mix well. Thicken with gravy granules and bring to the boil, stirring all the time.

Step 3

Simmer gently for 10 minutes. Fill the warm taco shells with the chilli and garnish with shredded lettuce and raw tomatoes. Serve immediately with a crisp green salad.

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