This week’s budget recipe: Kathy’s Bean Enchiladas
This dish is not only cheap but it’s quick, easy and also very tasty. Beans are a great source of protein, which helps you feel fuller for longer.
Preparation time: 5 mins, cooking time: 30 mins, serves 4.
Total cost = approx. £2.76
1 tbsp oil
1 red pepper, seeded and chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 tins Mexican mixed beans in a spicy tomato sauce (To increase spice add some chilli or cayenne pepper)
8 plain tortilla wraps
(Optional: grated cheese on top)
1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the pepper and onion for 5 minutes until softened. Stir in both tins of mixed beans with the sauce and heat through gently.
2. Divide the bean mixture between the tortillas and then roll up and lay side by side in a heatproof dish.
3. Spoon any remaining chilli on top and sprinkle over grated cheese (optional). Cover the dish with foil and bake for 10 minutes then remove the foil and bake for a further 10 minutes until golden and piping hot.
Serve with some sour cream and enjoy!
*Prices from Tesco, correct at time of publishing