Taco Mince

Taco Mince

Make it healthy & hide loads of beans and veggies in your mix!

Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins
Ready-in 0 mins


1 x 420g can of kidney beans (or 3 bean mix, cannelli beans - whatever you have) - mashed up if you have fussy eaters
250g 5 star/very lean beef mince
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1 small onion finely diced
1 x 415 can crushed tomatoes
1 cup grated/finely processed carrots
1 cup grated/finely processed cauliflower
4 tablespoons tomato paste
1 teaspoon chicken or vegetable stock powder
2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix


  1. Drain tinned beans, mash up to hide them if you have to.
  2. In a large frying pan add a small amount of cooking oil and saute mince, garlic and onion until browned.
  3. Add canned tomatoes, tomato paste, veggies, stock powder and taco seasoning and stir well.
  4. Fold in beans (whole or mashed) and simmer/cook for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Makes 12 regular sized tacos - you could also have this in wraps or mountain bread like a burrito.
  6. To serve:
  7. In each taco shell spoon one twelth of meat mixture, top with 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh tomato,, 1/4 cup lettuce and top with 1 teaspoon of good quality grated cheese.
  8. DO NOT be tempted to add commercial taco sauces, sour cream etc... over the top. You don't need it - add a teaspoon of mashed avocado instead :-)