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Make your own healthier version of this Mexican classic.
Serves
8
Prep
10 minutes
Cook
20 minutes
Each 308g serving contains (excludes serving suggestion)
KCal
351
Carbs
41.80g
Fibre
6.40g
Protein
24.70g
Fat
8.80g
Saturates
4.00g
Sugars
6.60g
Salt
1.70g
Portion Fruit & Veg
1
Ingredients
Ingredients
dash sunflower oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
500g turkey mince
1 red pepper, finely chopped
1 green pepper, finely chopped
1 heaped tsp ground cumin
1 heaped tsp dried oregano
1 level tsp chilli powder
400g tin chopped tomatoes
400g tin mixed beans, drained
8 tortilla wraps
200g mixed salad leaves
50g reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, grated
Method
  1. Add the oil to a pan, then add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring regularly until browned.
  2. Add the mince and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring regularly and breaking up any clumps.
  3. Now add the red and green peppers, cumin, oregano and chilli powder, and the tomatoes. Mix well, bring to a boil, then turn the heat right down and simmer gently for 7-8 minutes.
  4. Add the beans, mix well and bring back to a simmering boil.
  5. Meanwhile, heat the tortillas in a dry frying pan, makings ure each side gets 30 seconds contact with the hot pan.
  6. Lay out the tortillas, add a handful of salad to each, then a spoonful of the turkey mixture. Add a little of the cheese and then fold into a tight, neat parcel, wrap in foil and serve.
Chefs tips
  • You can add more chilli powder if you like your burritos hot.
  • Substitute the turkey mince for chicken or lamb.¬†
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