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    Mexican-style beans with guacamole

    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • Cooking time: 20 minutes
    • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • essential Waitrose half-fat soured cream
    • 4 flour tortillas
    • 2 lime
    • 2 tbsp coriander
    • 1 avocado
    • 400g can plum tomatoes
    • 2 x 400g cans essential Waitrose Mixed Beans
    • 1 red chilli
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • ½ tsp chilli flakes
    • 1 tsp ground allspice
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 2 onions
    • 1 tbsp olive oil


    1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a frying pan on a low heat and use to fry 2 onions, roughly chopped, for 8 minutes until soft. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp ground allspice, ½ tsp chilli flakes, then add 1 garlic clove and 1 red chilli, both chopped. Stir over a medium heat for 1 minute, then add 2 x 400g cans essential Waitrose mixed beans, drained and rinsed, 400g can plum tomatoes and 150ml water.Season and simmer for 10–15 minutes.
    2. Meanwhile, crush the flesh of 1 avocado. Chop 2 tbsp coriander and stir into the avocado with 1 garlic clove, crushed, and the juice of ½ lime.
    3. Heat 4 flour tortillas according to packet instructions. Divide the beans between the tortillas, top with guacamole and a little essential Waitrose half-fat soured cream. Serve with lime wedges.

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