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Mini tex-mex tarts

Total Time
30 min
20 min
10 min
Who would have thought that all the flavours of Mexico could be packed into these mini tarts? Watch these canapes please your guests during the festivities.


Flour tortilla(s)

150 g, (2x75g)


1 medium

Fresh coriander

1 tbs, finely chopped

Lime juice

1 tbs

Tabasco sauce

¼ tsp, (dash)


1 small, ripe variety, finely chopped

Red onion

¼ medium, finely chopped

Extra light cheddar cheese

cup(s), grated, (30g)

Fresh coriander

1 cup(s), (12 leaves)

Oil spray

2 x 3 second spray(s)


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Lightly spray a 1/3-cup (80ml) capacity muffin tin with oil. Cut twelve 8cm discs from the tortillas. Push discs into muffin holes and lightly spray with oil. Bake for 5 minutes or until golden. Cool in the tin.
  2. Meanwhile, using a fork, mash avocado in a medium bowl. Stir through the chopped coriander, lime juice and a dash of tabasco. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Combine the tomato and onion in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Preheat grill on high. Place the tart cases on a baking tray. Spoon the avocado into the cases. Top with the tomato mixture and sprinkle over the cheese. Grill for 2 minutes or until the cheese has melted. Top with a coriander leaf to serve.