Mexican-style mini pies

Here’s a new dinner idea. Whip up these better-for-you pies bursting with veggies, herbs and beans.

6

15m

30m

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 red capsicum, seeded, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled, coarsely grated
  • 1 tsp Mexican chilli powder
  • 400g can Coles Australian Diced Tomatoes
  • 400g can no-added-salt red kidney beans, rinsed, drained
  • 125g frozen corn kernels
  • 6 Helga’s Traditional Wholemeal Wraps
  • 1/2 cup (60g) grated reduced-fat mozzarella
  • Coriander sprigs, to serve
  • Lime wedges, to serve

Method

STEP 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly spray 6 holes of a ⅔-cup (160ml) Texas muffin pan with olive oil spray.

STEP 2

Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 2-3 mins or until onion softens. Add the capsicum, carrot and chilli powder. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 mins or until capsicum is just tender.

STEP 3

Add the tomato, beans and corn. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 4-5 mins or until the mixture thickens.

STEP 4

Place the wraps on a clean work surface. Trim each wrap to a 15cm disc. Place wrap discs on a microwave-safe plate. Heat in the microwave for 20 secs to soften. Place 1 wrap in each prepared hole. Fill with the bean mixture and sprinkle with mozzarella.

STEP 5

Bake for 10-15 mins or until wraps are crisp and cheese is bubbling and golden. Top with coriander sprigs and serve with lime wedges.

 

Tip: Use the offcuts from the wraps to make oven-baked wholemeal chips. Cut them into pieces and arrange in a single layer on a lined baking tray. Bake at 160°C until golden and crisp.


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