Now that the new school term is in session, easy dinners that can be served up in less than 30 minutes are essential for staying on a tight activity schedule.

Add exciting flavours to the menu with Siúcra & Catherine Fulvio’s Back-to-School Dinner Burritos, which are guaranteed to keep everyone happy and excited for meal time, making the schedule a little easier, one step at a time!

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

Serves 4 (makes 8)

 

For the beef filling

1 onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

½ tsp paprika

300g minced beef

1 medium carrot, grated

1 tbsp Siúcra Golden Granulated Sugar

1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

200g tinned chopped tomatoes

200g cooked black or kidney beans

100ml vegetable stock

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

For the relish

2 medium red onions, sliced

1 tbsp oil

2 tbsp Siúcra Granulated Sugar

3 tbsp red wine vinegar

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

For the guacamole

2 avocados, peeled and stone removed

2 limes, juice only

½ red chilli, finely chopped (optional)

½ red onion, finely chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

8 flour tortillas

 

Chopped tomatoes, to serve

Shredded lettuce, to serve

Grated cheddar cheese

Lime wedges, to serve

 

Method

 

To prepare the beef filling

Heat a saucepan with a little oil and add the onion, sauté for 5 minutes before adding the garlic and paprika. Add the minced beef and brown.

Stir in the grated or chopped carrot, Siúcra Golden Granulated Sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Pour in the tomatoes, vegetable stock and black beans, simmer for 20 minutes, stirring from time to time.

 

To prepare the relish

Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and mix very well.

 

To make the guacamole

Place the avocado into a bowl, add the lime juice, chopped red chilli (heat level dependant!) and red onion.  Mash / mix this very well until textured.

 

To assemble

Warm the tortillas, spoon the beef filling onto each tortilla, add the toppings of your choice, fold in the sides and roll up.