• 500 g lean beef mince
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 420 g can Wattie's Chilli Beans Mild
  • 400 g can Wattie's Mexican Style Tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef stock or water
  • 6 burrito tortillas
  • 1 cup grated cheese

  • Salsa Topping
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ red onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • juice of 1 lemon

1. Brown the mince, onion and carrot in the oil in a hot pan. This may be best done in two batches.

2. Add the Wattie's Chilli Beans Mild and Mexican Style Tomatoes and stock and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Layer the beef and tomato mixture in a 6-cup-capacity oven-proof dish with the buritto tortillas. Finishing with a layer of tortillas on top and sprinkle over the grated cheese.

4. Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.

5. Combine the salsa ingredients together and serve with a wedge of Mexican Tomato and Bean Bake.

Handy Tips

For an extra kick try the Wattie's Chilli Beans Hot.

Made With

Chilli Beans Mild

To create NZ's top-selling chilli beans we add nourishing red kidney beans to a thick and rich blend of tomatoes, capsicum, onion and chilli powder. The delicious mild flavour is suitable for the whole family.

Rate and Review

7 Ratings Mexican Bean and Tomato Bake

Reviews (7)

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Clinton's Review | Rating

awesome for feeding the flat

Sherri's Review | Rating

Really easy, tastes great. My flat loved it :)

Liz's Review | Rating

My partner who NEVER cooks made this last night and it was so easy, and very tasty! I served it with some yoghurt as well.

Sarah's Review | Rating

Have made this few times, very easy and very yummy

Amiria's Review | Rating

I made this for a Pot Luck dinner with friends and it was by far the most popular dish. Whipped it up in 30min and everyone absolutely loves the salsa. AWESOME!!