Taco Mince & Homemade Fries

Taco Mince & Homemade Fries

Hey Gang,

A perfect cheeky ‘fake away’ dinner with delicious, spicy mince and fresh, homemade chips. Once you try the Garlic mayonnaise this way there is no turning back.

Jolene and Lils x

Taco Mince & Homemade Fries

Taco Mince & Homemade Fries

A perfect cheeky 'fake away' dinner with delicious, spicy mince and fresh, homemade chips.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Dinner
Servings 4 people


For the mince

  • 500 g lean beef mince
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • 1 green pepper sliced
  • 100 ml passata

For the Taco Seasoning

  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

For the Garlic Mayo

  • 100 ml mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tsp salt

For the Chips

  • 4 new season potatoes
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil


For the mince

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees/gas mark 4.
  • Put a large pan over a medium heat and fry your onion and garlic.
  • When softened, add in the mince breaking it up to cook thoroughly.
  • Make your Taco seasoning by adding to a bowl smoked paprika, cumin, oregano, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper
  • When the mince has browned, drain of any excess fat then add in the passata, peppers and your taco seasoning.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Assemble your dish by taking your healthy homemade chips and topping them with a generous portion of mince, followed by the garlic mayo.
  • Finish with a scattering of cheese on top.

For the Chips

  • Clean the new potatoes by giving them a good scrub.
  • Slice length-ways into chips and place them into boiling water for 6 minutes.
  • Drain them off in a colander, giving them a good shake.
  • Lay the potato chips out on a baking tray and drizzle with rapeseed oil.
  • Bake at 180 degrees for 40 minutes, turning after 20 minutes.

Garlic Mayo

  • Peel the garlic cloves and crush with a fork on to a chopping board
  • Add a sprinkle of salt and mix, this will help puree the garlic
  • Add the garlic puree to the mayo and mix
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