Warming Mexican beef casserole

Warming Mexican beef casserole


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About this recipe: This Mexican-style casserole is full of big, intense flavours. Serve with rice, some soured cream and extra chopped chillies, if you like it hot!

Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon oil, or as needed
  • 1kg beef, trimmed and diced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated root ginger
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 125ml stock or water
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr50min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a large pan heat the oil and brown the beef. Then brown the onions.
  3. Transfer to a casserole. Add the spices to the pan and heat, stirring for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add garlic, ginger, tomatoes, stock, lemon juice and seasoning. Pour the sauce over the meat and onions.
  5. Bake in the oven for 1½ hours or until the meat is tender.

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Reviews (2)


Beautiful flavours I added mushrooms and peppers & mild chilli powder, thanks for sharing Toby - 07 Oct 2016


Absolutely delicious - 19 Apr 2015

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