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Spicy Beef Tortilla

Spicy Beef Tortilla

Serves 6

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large brown onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground cumin
750g lean beef mince
140g tub tomato paste
375g chunky salsa
4 burrito tortillas
1 1/2 cups grated tasty cheese
1 bunch English spinach, washed, finely chopped
1 large avocado
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons fresh coriander leaves, chopped

1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease a 22cm base measurement cake pan.
2. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook onion for 3 minutes or until tender. Add coriander and cumin. Cook for 1 minute or until aromatic. Increase heat to high. Add mince, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until browned. Stir in tomato paste and salsa. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat. Simmer for 15 minutes. Set aside to cool.
3. Place 1 tortilla in base of cake pan. Spoon one-third of cooled mince mixture over tortilla. Sprinkle one-third of cheese over mince, then one-third of spinach. Top with another tortilla. Repeat layers twice more, ending with a tortilla.
4. Bake for 20 minutes or until hot and top tortilla is golden. Rest for 10 minutes.
5. Place avocado and lemon juice into a bowl and mash with a fork.
6. Remove tortilla from pan. Place onto serving plate. Sprinkle with coriander leaves. Serve with avocado mixture.

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