Rainbow Nachos

This combination of lean beef mince and fresh vegetables offers a good source of protein plus a host of vitamins and essential minerals. Topped with seasonal avocados, one of the few fruits that offer good monounsaturated fats, this healthy take on a Mexican favourite offers a fun combination of texture, taste and colour.

With 4 ingredients and 4 simple steps, this oh-so-easy recipe is a Friday night favourite. Whip up for the kids or enjoy with friends – entertaining has never been so effortless!
Main Meal
Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Total Time
20 mins


  • 500g beef mince (lean – 5% fat)
  • 15g taco seasoning, low-salt  (half sachet)
  • 3 x 140g capsicums, cut into wedges
  • 1 small avocado (180g), smashed


  1. In a non-stick frying pan, cook the mince stirring to break it up. Cook until browned, approximately 5 minutes.
  2. Add the taco seasoning and 1⁄4 cup (60ml) of water and stir to combine.
  3. Cook for a further 5 minutes to thicken the sauce.
  4. Once cooked, place the mince in the centre of a plate, stud the capsicum wedges around the outside and top with the avocado smash. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Information
Average Quantity per Serving
Energy 1158 kj
Protein 28.7 g
Fat, Total 14.7 g
  – Saturated 4.6 g
Carbohydrate 6  g
  – Sugars 5.4 g
Dietary Fibre 3.1 g
Sodium 230.5 mg

The above recipe was supplied by Kim McCosker, 4 Ingredients Author.

Kim McCosker is a bestselling author, TV presenter, international speaker and motivator, and an award winning business woman. As a busy mum and self-taught cook, Kim is determined to help other families simplify all forms of cooking by creating quick, easy, and delicious recipes. Her renowned cookbook series, 4 Ingredients, is Australia’s most successful self-published cookbook series and now spans over twenty editions catering to many cultural necessities and dietary considerations.

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