Chilli Cheese Chips with Taco Sauce

Serves 2-3


For the chili mince you will need:

  • 250g grams of extra lean beef mince around 5% fat.
  • 200mls of Passata or 1/2 a can of chopped tomatoes.
  • 1/2 a punnet of button mushrooms chopped.
  • 1 red pepper or mix of 3 colours.
  • 1 tbsp of tomato paste.
  • 2 cloves of crushed garlic.
  • 1 tbsp of white wine vinegar.
  • 1 tbsp of Worchester sauce (lea and perrings).
  • 1 tbsp of sweetener/sugar.
  • 1 tsp of chili powder/fresh chilli. Add more if you like it spicy but taste first, you cam always add more.
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cumin
  • 1 tsp of paprika.
  • 1/4 tsp of dried/fresh oregano.
  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper.
  • 1 beef stock cube/pot.
  • 50mls of water.
  • Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • 40g of low fat cheddar cheese.

For the taco sauce you will need:

  • 4 tbsp of mayonnaise.
  • 2 tbsp of fat free fromage frais.
  • 1/4 tsp of yellow american mustard.
  • 1 tsp of tomato paste.
  • 1 minced clove of garlic/garlic powder.
  • Fresh black pepper.
  • 1/4 tsp of chilli pepper.
  • 1 tsp of water.


  1. Spray a wok or shallow pan with low calorie cooking spray, brown your extra lean beef mince, add the chopped mushrooms and fry for a further 5 minutes.
  2. Add the dry spices and fry for 1 minute.
  3. I then add the beef stock cube, water, passata, tomato paste, Worchester sauce, white wine vinegar and sweetener to the pan, turn it down and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes until it has reduced by half and has a nice thick consistency.
  4. To make the taco sauce, add all of the ingredients to bowl and mix well.

I like to have this with homemade Chips (please see my Chicken curry post to see how I make my chips) topped with the chilli mince, taco sauce and 30g of cheddar cheese. Pop under the grill for 1 minute to melt the cheese. I also serve this with a fresh cos lettuce salad and sprinkle with some chopped scallions.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Linda says:

    How many syns in this please

  2. edel says:

    Hi missus how Many syns wuld be in this

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