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I’m full of beans. But it is entirely self-inflicted! We’re trying to use up some of the food we have in our cupboards and fridge and this was the result. Although it might seem quite simple it was very tasty and I’m soooo full now – in a good way! I’d thoroughly recommend this as it is full of flavour and cheap as well! Although there are a lot of ingredients it would be easy to play around with this.

1-2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil

1 onion (finely chopped)

2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)

1 red chilli (seeded and finely chopped)

75g piece of chorizo (peeled and sliced)

400g can of whole peeled tomatoes

1 dsp of Worcestershire sauce

1 tsp of cider vinegar

Maldon salt and freshly ground pepper

300g can of black-eyed beans

300g can of cannellini beans

300g can of haricot beans

4-6 corn tortillas¬† (I have to admit we had three each because we’re greedy)

50g of mature cheddar cheese (grated)

1-2 tbsp of Parmesan cheese (grated)

Spice Mix

1/2 tsp of chilli powder

1/2 tsp of cumin powder

1/2 tsp of dried mint

1/3 tsp of paprika

1/3 tsp cayenne pepper

Heat the olive oil and fry the onion for 3-4 minutes and then add the garlic and chilli for a further minute. Add the chorizo and fry for 1-2 minutes and then add the spices and stir cooking – you got it – for another minute.

Just before I added the spices

Then add the tomatoes (break them apart in the pan), Worcestershire sauce and cider vinegar, along with some seasoning. Bring to the boil, and then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for ten minutes. Finally add the beans which should have been drained and rinsed. Mix all the ingredients in the pan and simmer for a final 5 minutes.

For the tortillas just warm a frying pan and heat each side for about 20 seconds on each side. At the table I spooned some of the bean mixture on the tortilla and then added some cheese. You might need cutlery – it’s a little messy but very good!

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