Quorn chilli tacos with salsa

    Tacos are a popular dish as they can be a hand held street food snack or served as a main. These are vibrant, colourful meatless tacos. The added fruit balances off the spices and makes it more appealing for children.

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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • For the salsa
    • ½ red onion, finely diced
    • ½ green pepper, finely diced
    • ½ red pepper, finely diced
    • 50g cucumber, peeled, cored and finely diced
    • 10g fresh coriander, chopped
    • 200g Maggi® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce
    • ½ lime, juiced
    • For the chillli filling
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 medium onion, diced
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • ½ green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    • 600g Quorn mince
    • 50g red lentils
    • 300g Maggi® ® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce
    • 1 small apple, peeled chopped
    • 1 pear, peeled and chopped
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 10 taco shells
    • 100g iceberg lettuce, shredded
    • 50g soured cream
    • 150g mature Cheddar

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Begin by preparing the salsa. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and cover with cling film. The flavours will develop and deepen while the chilli for the tacos is cooking.
    2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the onion. Cook until soft and golden, about 5 minutes.
    3. Add the garlic and chilli and cook for a further 5 minutes, then stir in the Quorn and lentils and allow to cook for five minutes.
    4. Add the tomato sauce, apple and pear and simmer until tender, about 45 minutes, adding a little water if required. Add the cumin and smoked paprika.
    5. To serve, warm the taco shells for 2 minutes in a pre-heated oven.
    6. Divide the shredded lettuce among the shells then fill with the chilli.
    7. Top with the tomato salsa, 1 teaspoon soured cream and a sprinkle of grated Cheddar.

    Tip

    This recipe also works great as a burrito or simply served in a wholemeal tortilla.

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