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Dude ranch tacos

Dude ranch tacos

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Sure to be a family favourite, serve up these simple beef steak wraps with avocado, soured cream and tomato sauces, and let everyone mix and match

Nutrition: per serving


The meat

  • a big ol' 400g sirloin or rib-eye steak, or 2 smaller steaks
  • 100ml good-quality barbecue sauce
  • 50ml chilli sauce

The wrap

  • pack of 8 flour tortillas

The red sauce

  • 4 large ripe tomatoes , finely diced
  • juice 1 lime
  • 2 spring onions , chopped
  • 1 red chilli , chopped

The green sauce

  • 1 ripe avocado , stoned and peeled
  • 50ml soured cream
  • 1 green chilli , chopped
  • juice 1 lime
  • small handful chopped mint leaves
  • small handful chopped coriander leaves

The white sauce

  • 100ml mayonnaise
  • 100ml soured cream
  • 3 spring onions , chopped
  • 1 green chilli , finely sliced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar

The cheese

  • 100g grated cheddar

The crunch

  • shredded cabbage or crisp lettuce
  • juice 1 lime


  • STEP 1

    In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for the red sauce together with some seasoning, then do the same for the white sauce. To make the green sauce, mash the avocado, then mix with the rest of the ingredients and season. Dress the cabbage with a squeeze of lime and tip onto a plate.

  • STEP 2

    Season the steak, and pan-fry or barbecue until cooked to your liking. Rest for 5 mins, then slice into strips and toss in the BBQ and chilli sauces.

  • STEP 3

    Warm the wraps on a barbecue or in a dry frying pan for a few secs each side. Lay out everything and let everyone make their own taco.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2016

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