Kate from Picklebums recently asked for a meal idea that all our children liked.
As someone commented “One meal? That all the children like?” Which echoed my thoughts exactly. But then I got thinking. There is the usual, mince and pasta (bolognaise), home made chicken nuggets and pasta, but definitely the winner of them all- Taco Rice.
For the mince:
1 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
3 cloves garlic (crushed)
1 tbs taco seasoning
1tsp chilli powder (optional)
1 400g tin black beans (I don’t always include this, as my children don’t like them!)
Salt and pepper to taste
For the layers:
Cooked rice (enough for 4 people)
1 Pepper (chopped)
Chopped avocado ( into cubes)
In a saucepan, brown the mince.
Drain off the excess fat, and add the rest of the ingredients for the mince to the pan.
Cook for 20-30 minutes until cooked through. (Adding water or stock if necessary.)
Serve up a portion of rice.
Add lettuce on top and then the mince.
Continue topping with whichever extras take your fancy- sweetcorn, salsa, avo
Lastly add the taco crisps and cheddar.
To make it a truly authentic Japanese version- add the poached egg last.