A tasty take on the traditional taco, this dish will be sure to upgrade any Mexican feast.


1 x cheek or 1.5kg Shin of beef

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp Pepper

2 tbsp Olive oil


For the salsa:

2 Red onion peeled and finely chopped

2 Limes

4 Tomatoes cut into quarters, seeds removed and diced

1 Red chilli deseeded and chopped

4 tbsp Ketchup

1 Handful of fresh coriander

200ml Sour cream

1 Bunch spring onions chopped

12 Small soft wheat tacos or wraps

150g Grated cheese



Season the beef with olive, salt and pepper.

Wrap the meat up in parchment paper and place in an ovenproof pan with a lid

Place in the oven for 4 hours or until tender.

Meanwhile, to make the salsa squeeze the limes over the chopped red onions in a mixing bowl.

Add the tomatoes, chilli and ketchup.

Season with salt and pepper, finally stir in the chopped coriander just before you are about to serve.

When the beef is cooked remove from the oven and serve with the tortilla wraps, salsa, sour cream, cheese and chopped spring onion. Enjoy!