Mexican food things

Inspired by a thing I saw on Pinterest (just search for TACO and you’ll find these sorts of things) I made tortilla cup Mexican food for dinner this evening.

Here’s what I did:
In a skillet, Quorn veggie “burger” mince, rice (pre-cooked), frozen corn, frozen mixed peppers. This was all dumped into a combination of light olive oil and chilli oil.
Add some water and half a sachet (or to your taste) of taco seasoning, and some Mexican hot sauce (I use Cholula). Cook that up till the water is gone and all the flavour has gone into the ingredients. You may need a lid on it for a bit.

Get a muffin tin and find something of an appropriately oversized diameter to use as your tortilla cutting template. To form the little tortillas into the muffin tin without tearing/breaking them, you’ll want to heat your stack of mini tortillas in the microwave for 15-30 seconds. Press them into the tin, fill with your mix, top with cheese and bake in a hot oven for about 10-15 minutes. I used a toaster oven at 200c for about ten minutes till the cheese was melting in and going a little golden brown.
Mexican_Tortilla_Cups

Let your little masterpieces sit in the tin for five or ten minutes before attempting to remove them. Using a spoon to lift them out is helpful. While you wait to serve them, take any remaining mix and put it on some nachos to bake up in that still hot oven.

I use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream as a topping. Tastes great, lower in fat and less expensive here.

Eat up!