low-fat ostrich ‘nachos’

low-fat ostrich ‘nachos’

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Look after your heart with this low-fat ostrich ‘nachos’ recipe.

  • 25 mins
  • 4
  • Easy

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE FETA DRESSING

  • 180ml low-fat feta, crumbled
  • 45ml Bulgarian yoghurt
  • 30ml water
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 15ml chives, finely chopped

FOR THE SALAD

  • 4 wholewheat wraps, cut into triangles
  • 500g ostrich mince
  • 5ml ground cumin
  • 5ml paprika
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 cooked corn on the cob, kernels cut off
  • 410g tin red kidney beans, drained
  • 500ml shredded lettuce
  • 2 handfuls cherry tomatoes, halved

METHOD

  1. For the dressing, blitz all the ingredients until smooth.
  2. Preheat oven to 200°C. Bake the wraps for about 5 minutes or until crisp. Cool.
  3. Dry-fry the mince for about 5 minutes or until cooked. Add the cumin and paprika and cook for 1 minute. Season. Cool.
  4. Place the mince, onion, corn, beans, lettuce and tomatoes into a bowl and serve with the ‘nachos’ and dressing.

Variation: Replace the ostrich mince with lean beef mince.

FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTOS: DYLAN SWART

Magazine issue date: Apr, 2017


Joni van der Merwe

About Joni van der Merwe

Digital editor I’m getting married in 2018 and I think it’s the perfect time to focus on my relationship with not only my fiance but my friends, family and colleagues too. I want to nurture and cherish the people I love by being more understanding and present in their lives.

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