These mini taco cups are just perfect for a savoury share plate as a fun finger food for a child’s party. They work well as a warm finger food, but they would also make delicious cold picnic fare.

You could also use the taco mince mixture as a yummy nacho topping or to use within a burrito bowl.

Want some other taco inspiration? We have three recipes for you to try!

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Thermomix Tasty Taco Cups


  • Author: The 4 Blades
  • Total Time: 46 minutes
  • Yield: 24

Description

Recipe Tester Feedback: “This is an awesome way to serve mini tacos – just add your favourite flavour combinations and toppings to personalise it. I will be making this more often!” – Tammy

No: Egg / Nuts
Contains: Gluten / Dairy
Variations: *Can be made without Gluten


Ingredients

  • tortillas – 8, corn or wheat, *can use GF corn tortillas if required)
  • salsa – 150g
  • avocado – 1, stone removed and finely chopped, optional
  • tomato – 2, Roma, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • cheese – 100g, grated
  • fresh coriander – 2 Tbsp, chopped, to serve
  • sour cream – to serve, optional

Taco mince:

  • onion – 1, peeled and quartered
  • garlic cloves – 2, peeled
  • capsicum – 2, roughly chopped
  • oil – 10g
  • taco seasoning – 4 Tbsp
  • beef mince – 400g, broken up
  • tomato paste – 25g

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C.
  2. If you need to grate your cheese, add cubed cheese (100g) to the bowl and grate Speed 7 / 5-10 seconds. Set aside.

Taco mince:

  1. Add the peeled and quartered onion (1), peeled garlic cloves (2) and chopped capsicums (2) to the bowl. Chop Speed 7 / 3 seconds, or until it reaches your preferred consistency. Scrape down sides.
  2. Add the oil (10g) and taco seasoning (4 Tbsp) to the bowl. Program 2 minutes / 110C* / Speed 2.
  3. Add the broken up beef mince (400g) and tomato paste (25g) to the bowl. Program 14 minutes / 110C* / Reverse+Stirring Speed. While the beef is cooking you can continue with the first two assembly steps.

Assembly:

  1. Using a 12cm cookie cutter, cut 24 circles out of the tortillas (8 total).
  2. Lightly grease two 12 hole muffin tins then press the tortilla circles down inside.
  3. Once cooked, spoon the mince mixture evenly into each tortilla cup.
  4. Top with a little salsa (150g total), chopped avocado flesh (from 1 avocado total, if using), chopped tomatoes (2 total) and grated cheese (100g total).
  5. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese is golden.
  6. Serve garnished with chopped fresh coriander (2 Tbsp total) and sour cream if desired, with any other toppings of choice.
  7. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 26 minutes

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