Entertaining

Grilled Avocado with Taco Filling

  • Serves: 4
  • Preparation: 10 minutes
  • Cooking: 20 minutes
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Ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tsp smoked paprika
2 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
500 g beef mince
1 tbsp tomato paste
400 g tin diced tomatoes
salt and pepper
4 avocados, halved
1 cup grated cheddar
1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
100 g heirloom cherry tomatoes, quartered
sour cream, sliced green chilli and coriander, to serve

Method

1

Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add the onion and garlic to the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes or until golden. Add the spices and mix.

2

Add the mince and break it up with the back of a spoon, cooking for 5-6 minutes or until brown. Add the tomato paste, tinned tomatoes, 1⁄2 cup water, salt and pepper. Simmer on medium heat for 12 – 15 minutes or until reduced.

3

Preheat a chargrill pan to high heat. Add a round piece of baking paper to the pan. Brush the avocado halves with oil and chargrill the cut side for 2 minutes or until lightly charred.

4

To serve, divide the mince, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes between each avocado half. Serve with sour cream, chilli and coriander.

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 onion, finely chopped
 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
 2 tsp smoked paprika
 2 tsp ground coriander
 1 tsp ground cumin
 500 g beef mince
 1 tbsp tomato paste
 400 g tin diced tomatoes
 salt and pepper
 4 avocados, halved
 1 cup grated cheddar
 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
 100 g heirloom cherry tomatoes, quartered
 sour cream, sliced green chilli and coriander, to serve

Directions

1

Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add the onion and garlic to the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes or until golden. Add the spices and mix.

2

Add the mince and break it up with the back of a spoon, cooking for 5-6 minutes or until brown. Add the tomato paste, tinned tomatoes, 1⁄2 cup water, salt and pepper. Simmer on medium heat for 12 – 15 minutes or until reduced.

3

Preheat a chargrill pan to high heat. Add a round piece of baking paper to the pan. Brush the avocado halves with oil and chargrill the cut side for 2 minutes or until lightly charred.

4

To serve, divide the mince, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes between each avocado half. Serve with sour cream, chilli and coriander.

Grilled Avocado with Taco Filling

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