Mexican black beans with spicy avocado and grilled tortillaReviewed by our expert panel
(at time of publication)
- oil spray
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 1 large carrot, peeled, diced
- 1 small courgette, trimmed, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- ½-1 teaspoon Mexican seasoning, plus extra ¼ teaspoon
- 2 tablespoons no-added-salt tomato paste
- 2 x 400g cans black beans, drained, rinsed
- 400g can no-added-salt chopped tomatoes
- ½ firm ripe avocado, diced
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriandercilantroX
- 4 corn sweetcornXtortillas, grilled
1 Spray a large saucepan with oil. Set over a medium heat. Add onion, carrot and courgette. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-6 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and Mexican seasoning. Cook, stirring, for 1 more minute. Add tomato paste and cook for 1 more minute.
2 Add black beans and tomatoes to saucepan with 1 cup water. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until mixture is thick.
3 Meanwhile, combine extra chilli powder with avocado and coriander in a medium-sized bowl.
4 Place 1 grilled tortilla on each serving plate. Top with bean mixture and spicy avocado. Serve immediately.
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free Mexican seasoning and tomato paste.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 12g
–Saturated fat 2g
Dietary fibre 16g
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