Mexican Ground Beef Chilli Bowl With Refried Beans

Mexican Ground Beef Chilli Bowl With Refried Beans

Ready in 30 minutes Serves 1
This dish most recently appeared in Fresh Start (5 Meals For 1) on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

Simply chop lettuce and toss with salsa if you find eating lettuce cups a little too messy.



  • ¼ red onion, finely diced
  • 1 pack chilli spice mix
  • 1 pack lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup frozen corn
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • ¼ can black beans, drained and rinsed

Simple Salsa

  • ¼ punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/8 red onion, finely diced
  • ¼ capsicum, diced 1cm
  • 1 Tbsp avocado, diced 1cm
  • ½ bunch coriander, chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

To Serve

  • ½ baby cos lettuce, leaves separated
  • 1 Tbsp lite sour cream
  • ¼ lemon, cut in wedges


  1. . Prep & cook chilli. Heat ¼ tsp oil in a fry-pan on medium heat. Cook onion with a pinch of salt for about 2 minutes. Add chilli spice mix and cook for 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  2. Add beef to pan and cook for about 3 minutes, breaking beef up as it cooks. Add all remaining chilli ingredients and a pinch of salt and cook for about 5 minutes, until sauce has thickened slightly. Season.
  3. Prep salsa. Add all simple salsa ingredients and ¼ tsp olive oil to a small bowl. Toss to combine and season.
  4. Serve lettuce leaves topped with Mexican chilli, simple salsa and sour cream. Squeeze over lemon.

Nutritional Information

Energy 1852 kj
443 kcal
Protein 39.8g
Carbohydrate 29.9g
Fat 17.1g