Healthy Tacos


  • 250g beef mince
  • 4 x 25g small corn tortillas, warmed
  • 1/4 iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 red capsicum, deseeded & diced
  • 100g mushrooms, diced
  • 2 teaspoons of Mexican spice or 2 tablespoons of taco seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 25g tasty (cheddar) cheese
  • Salt & pepper, to taste


  1. Heat a large non-stick frypan over medium heat.
  2. Cook the onion and capsicum stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes until soft.
  3. Add the mince and mushrooms and cook for a further 5 minutes until the mince has browned. 
  4. Add the spice and tomato paste and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  5. Add ½ cup water and simmer for a few minutes until thickened. Adjust seasoning – add more Mexican spice or taco seasoning if required and then season with salt and pepper.
  6. Place 2 tortillas on each serving plate. Add lettuce, mince and top with cheese to serve.

Serves 2

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