Kids Ginger Beef Taco

Serves 4

Ingredients

Mince

  • 500gm beef mince
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 heaped teaspoons of Buderim ginger, lemon & lime Marmalade
  • 1 pinch salt flakes

Method

  1. Heat pan on medium high with olive oil.
  2. Add beef mince and break up with wooden spoon whilst sautéing.
  3. Sprinkle over your cumin & salt flakes, stirring occasionally
  4. Once mince is cooked out with a little colour on the bottom of the pan add soy sauce along with the ginger, lemon & lime marmalade, stir through and put aside.

Salad

  • 8 cherry tomatoes sliced into quarters
  • 1 medium avocado, diced
  • 1 cup fancy lettuce, washed and pat dry
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1/3 of a continental cucumber, sliced into batons
  • ½ cup shaved cabbage, white or purple
  • 2 tablespoons lemon oil or olive oil with a squeeze of fresh lemon
  • Pinch salt
  • ½ cup grated tasty cheese

Method

  1. Add everything, except the cheese, in a bowl and toss 2 to 3 times to incorporate ingredients.

Wheat tortillas

  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 1 cup warm water
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Method

  1. Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl
  2. Add olive oil and water to create a dough roughly the same texture a pizza base, add a little more flour if its too sticky.
  3. Knead dough for approx. 2 to 3 minutes mins until a smooth dough is formed.
  4. Rest dough for 10 to 15 minutes and divide into 12 – 14 balls (roughly 45gms each) dust with a little plain flour. Set aside
  5. Place each ball onto tortilla press with cling film and press into 2 mm rounds. If you do not have a press you can roll out with a rolling pin or squash with a saucepan between two non-stick baking sheets.
  6. Heat a non-stick pan on medium and place your tortilla into the pan, cook for 3-4 minutes on 1 side then a further 1-2 minutes until it starts to bubble & colour.
  7. Remove from heat and keep warm under a towel or cover with foil.

Construction

  1. Place tortillas on a plate and spoon on your beef mix, add spoonfuls of the salad mix on top. Top with grated tasty cheese and serve.
  2. Something to spice it up for the adults at the end you can add some sour cream, sliced red chilli and top with fresh coriander.