Tex Mex beef

Tex Mex beef
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands on time 10 mins, plus 40 mins cooking time

This recipe cooks steak with red onions, cumin, sweet paprika and cocoa powder until it’s tender and sticky. A perfect midweek meal recipe when served with nachos, guacamole and soured cream.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
223kcals
Fat
10.5g (2.2g saturated)
Protein
32.2g
Carbohydrates
3.7g (2.4g sugars)
Salt
0.6g
Calories
223kcals
Fat
10.5g (2.2g saturated)
Protein
32.2g
Carbohydrates
3.7g (2.4g sugars)
Salt
0.6g

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500g topside or rump steak, cut into pieces
  • 1 red onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 tbsp chipotle paste (we like Discovery, from Waitrose)
  • 175ml chicken stock
  • Green chilli, thinly sliced, to serve
  • Nachos, to serve
  • Guacamole, to serve
  • Soured cream, to serve
  • Grated cheese, to serve

Method

  1. Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a pan and brown the steak then set aside. Heat the remaining oil in a pan and fry the onion wedges, for 5 minutes, until tender.
  2. Add the ground cumin, sweet smoked paprika and cocoa powder and cook for a further minute, then stir in the tomato purée, chipotle paste and the chicken stock. Season well and simmer for 30 minutes, until sticky and the meat is tender.
  3. Put in a serving dish, garnish with green chilli and serve with nachos, guacamole, soured cream and grated cheese.

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