A shredded beef chilli taco bowl served on a yellow plate

Shredded beef chilli taco bowls

  • Rating: 5 out of 5.5 ratings
    Rate
    loading...
Magazine subscription – save 44% and get a cookbook of your choice
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook: -
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Serve these crunchy taco bowls with a choice of toppings for a flavour-packed crowd-pleaser. You won't need plates – just lots of napkins

Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal741
fat21g
saturates8g
carbs78g
sugars23g
fibre15g
protein52g
salt1.4g
Advertisement

Ingredients

To serve (optional)

  • soured cream or plain yogurt, lime wedges, diced avocado or guacamole, finely sliced red onion, sliced red chilli, sliced radishes, chopped tomato, crumbled feta or grated mild cheddar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 170C /150C fan/gas 4. Tip the beef stock, spices, garlic, passata and chilli paste (or tomato purée, if using) into a large flameproof casserole dish and season. Place on a medium heat, bring to a simmer, then add the beef and coat in the sauce. Cover and braise in the oven for 5-6 hrs, or until the beef is really tender. Remove from the oven and leave to rest for around 30 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Using two forks, shred the beef into the sauce. Until this point, the dish can be prepared up to three days ahead – the flavours will improve over time. To reheat, stir in the beans and place on a low heat, then squeeze in the lime juice and keep warm on a low heat or in a low oven. Stir through the coriander just before serving.

  • STEP 3

    To make the taco bowls, heat oven to 190C/170C fan/ gas 5. Brush each tortilla with a little oil, then tuck into a small ovenproof bowl or pudding basin and hold in place with a ball of foil. Cook for 8-12 mins until crisp. This can be done in batches if needed. If cooking ahead, leave to cool and keep in a large airtight container overnight. To serve, half-fill the tacos with the red cabbage & pickled chilli slaw, top with the chilli and sprinkle with your choice of toppings.

RECIPE TIPS

Goes well with

  • Comments, questions and tips

    Rate this recipe

    What is your star rating out of 5?

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Overall rating

    Rating: 5 out of 5.5 ratings
Advertisement
Advertisement
  • Honest Brew

    New! Good Food Deal Get 6 craft beers for £9 with free delivery!

    Get offer
Advertisement

Sponsored content