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Mexican Beef Bowl

Make your own of this recipe by using your favourite beans and grains, rice or a combination of both.

4 people
30 min
Nutrition per serving
  • kcal
    660kcal
  • protein
    38g
  • total fat
    43g
  • saturates
    9.9g
  • iron
    6.48mg
  • carbs
    35g

Ingredients

  • 500g striploin or sirloin steak, cut into strips

    2 teasp. ground cumin

    1 tablesp. rapeseed or olive oil

    2 vine tomatoes, cut in six wedges

    4 scallion, sliced

    400g tin black beans, kidney, or mixed beans

    Corn from 1 uncooked corn on the cob

    250g pack of cooked brown rice or quinoa

    2 avocados, halved and sliced

    2 heads of little gem or sweet heart lettuce

    Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 tablesp. coriander leaves, chopped

    1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped

    1 red chilli, finely diced

    Juice and zest of 1 lime

    3 tablesp. olive oil

    ½ teasp. smoked paprika

     

Beef Bowl

  • 500g striploin or sirloin steak, cut into strips

    2 teasp. ground cumin

    1 tablesp. rapeseed or olive oil

    2 vine tomatoes, cut in six wedges

    4 scallion, sliced

    400g tin black beans, kidney, or mixed beans

    Corn from 1 uncooked corn on the cob

    250g pack of cooked brown rice or quinoa

    2 avocados, halved and sliced

    2 heads of little gem or sweet heart lettuce

    Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Dressing

  • 2 tablesp. coriander leaves, chopped

    1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped

    1 red chilli, finely diced

    Juice and zest of 1 lime

    3 tablesp. olive oil

    ½ teasp. smoked paprika

     

Method

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To prepare the beef: Place the beef strips in a bowl. Mix together the cumin, some freshly ground black pepper and 2 tablespoons oil. Stir through the beef and leave to marinade for 15 minutes if you have time.

To make the salad: Add the tomatoes, scallions, beans, corn and rice into a large bowl, season with a little salt and black pepper.  Set aside while you make the dressing.

To make the dressing: In a bowl mix together the coriander leaves, garlic, chilli, lime juice and zest, oil and smoked paprika. Add about half the dressing to the salad and mix well.

To cook the beef: Heat a grill pan or frying pan until really hot. Season the beef with a little salt then add half the beef strips to the hot pan and cook for a couple of minutes, stirring all the time. You will need to this in 2 batches.

To serve: Divide the lettuce between four serving bowls.  Then add the salad, top with avocado slices and the beef and drizzle over the rest of the dressing.

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Method

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To prepare the beef: Place the beef strips in a bowl. Mix together the cumin, some freshly ground black pepper and 2 tablespoons oil. Stir through the beef and leave to marinade for 15 minutes if you have time.

To make the salad: Add the tomatoes, scallions, beans, corn and rice into a large bowl, season with a little salt and black pepper.  Set aside while you make the dressing.

To make the dressing: In a bowl mix together the coriander leaves, garlic, chilli, lime juice and zest, oil and smoked paprika. Add about half the dressing to the salad and mix well.

To cook the beef: Heat a grill pan or frying pan until really hot. Season the beef with a little salt then add half the beef strips to the hot pan and cook for a couple of minutes, stirring all the time. You will need to this in 2 batches.

To serve: Divide the lettuce between four serving bowls.  Then add the salad, top with avocado slices and the beef and drizzle over the rest of the dressing.

Mexican Beef Bowl