Mexican Burgers with Rice recipe

  • Serves 2
  • 20 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
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Customer recipe by debra
Added 58 months ago

Add the onion, jalapeno and red pepper to a mini food processor and do a few spins of the blade until finely chopped Spray a frying pan over a medium high heat with some Frylight or Pam spray Add the onion, pepper and jalapeno and cook for a couple of minutes to soften. Remove and set aside to cool.

Add the garlic and coriander to the mini food processor and again do a couple of spins of the blade until chopped. Add in the mince and chop until the meat is smooth.

Transfer to a large bowl, along with the softened onion, jalapeno and red pepper. Add the paprika, cumin and tabasco sauce, season with salt and pepper and mix together well. Then form into 4 equal size patties, and refrigerate overnight covered in cling film to firm up.

When you are ready to cook the burgers, Preheat oven to 200c or 400f Spray a frying pan with some frylight or Pam Spray, and lightly brown the burgers on each side till golden. Place on a baking tray

Top each burger with the cheese and then place in the oven until cheese on top is melted and burgers are cooked through (approx 15 mins).


Add passata, tomato paste, jalapeno’s, onion and garlic to a mini food processor and do a couple of whizzes of the blade. Spray a large sauce pan over a medium high heat with some Frylight or Pam spray and add this to the pan, frying for approx 5 mins until softened. Stir in the rice and add the stock. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat, cover and simmer until stock is almost absorbed. Remove heat, but leave covered for about 10 mins, the rice will continue to cook from the steam. Preheat oven to 180c or 350f (gas mark 4) Mix black beans into rice, add to an oven proof dish and bake for approx 15 mins. Serve topped with fresh chopped coriander and some lime wedges.

Please note: this recipe has been created and uploaded by a member of the Tesco Real Food online community. Tesco does not test customer recipes so cannot accept responsibility for the content, validate the results or answer queries regarding them.

  • 450g extra lean beef mince
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 handfulls fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 80g reduced fat cheese
  • 3/4cup long brown rice
  • 240ml passata
  • 2 chillis seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 600ml chicken stock
  • 1 cup black beans

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