Beef, Avocado, Blue Cheese Burrito

Serves  4
2 steaks each weighing about 225g, fat trimmed and cut in to strips
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp Cajun spice
1 clove garlic crushed
1 red pepper cut in to thin slices
½ red onion peeled and cut in to thin slices
1 avocado peeled, stoned and cut in to slices
100g dolcelatte blue cheese crumbled
2 tbsp of pine nuts
4 flour tortillas
4 tbsp salsa (see panel)
2 tbsp fresh chopped coriander
Small tub of crème fraiche
100g grated mozzarella
Place the Cajun spice, garlic and 2 tbsp of the oil in a bowl and mix well, now add the strips of beef and mix until all the beef is well coated. You can do this up to 24 hours before, simply cover and keep in the fridge.
In a pan add the remaining tbsp of oil and heat to a high heat, add the sliced pepper and onion and fry for about 2 minutes, now add the beef strips and pine nuts and cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the coriander, blue cheese and avocado, season to taste with salt, mix well and transfer to a bowl.
Lay out the tortillas and spread each one with an equal amount of salsa then an equal amount of the beef mix, fold each one in to a parcel and place on a lined baking sheet. Top each one with an equal amount of crème fraiche and then mozzarella and place under the grill until the cheese is golden and melted, or in a hot oven for 10 minutes.
Serve with some salad and extra salsa.
Extra bit 1
You could always buy a good quality shop bought salsa for today’s beef recipe but it’s really simple to make a delicious homemade one, which i would recommend you do. Simply take a tin of chopped tomatoes and tip in to a sieve quickly to get rid of the excess juice, now place the tomatoes in a bowl. To the bowl add 1-2 red chillies, depending on the heat and how spicy you like it, finely chopped along with 1 small red onion finely chopped and mix well. Add the juice of a fresh lime, some salt, a pinch of sugar and a large handful of fresh chopped coriander, give it another stir and there you have it, a delicious homemade salsa which goes great with today’s beef dish.

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