Pork-black-bean-lettuce-tacos

Pork and black bean lettuce tacos

‘Crisp lettuce “boats” make a great alternative to tortilla wraps in this twist on a Mexican classic’

By , 03 August 2018

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Pork and black bean lettuce tacos
  • 25 Mins

  • Serves: 2

  • Price: 97p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 276g serving contains
  • Energy

    1455KJ

    348KCAL

    17%
  • Fat

    13.2g

    med

    19%
  • Saturates

    3.6g

    low

    18%
  • Sugars

    1.9g

    low

    2%
  • Salt

    0.30g

    low

    5%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 527kJ/126kcal.
Ingredients
  • 2 pork loin steaks
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • ¼tsp smoked paprika
  • 4tsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • ½ x 400g tin black beans, drained, water reserved
  • 1 pinch dried chilli flakes
  • 1 Litte Gem lettuce
  • 2tbsp reduced-fat soured cream
Method
  • Cut the pork steaks in half lengthways, dust with a pinch of the cumin and the paprika, then season. Heat half the oil in a frying pan and fry the pork over a low heat for 10-15 mins.

  • Meanwhile, heat the rest of the oil in a separate pan and fry the garlic over a medium heat. Just before it starts to brown, add the beans, plus a splash of the water from the tin, another pinch of cumin and the chilli. Simmer for 2 mins and season. Slice the pork.

  • To serve, separate the Little Gem leaves, top with the beans, add the pork, drizzle with the soured cream and season.