Taco Time at IES Södertälje

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Taco Time at IES Södertälje

This week in Home Economics we have been making tacos, guacamole and salsa all from scratch. 

The students have been demonstrating their knife skills, group work and planning. They were given free reign to season and spice, and completed their cooking without assistance and under time pressure, just like on masterchef!

Mr Furie The Home Economics teacher:

I'm super proud of their work and their skills. Home Economics teaches the students how to live in the world after school. They are currently all working on their own menu for their final test. We will also be organising a cooking club and house competition for after autumn break.

Feeling hungry? Check out Mr Furie's easy recipe to try yourself at home:

Beef Taco’s

Ingredients:

½  Onion

1 Clove garlic

½ Red pepper

½ Green pepper

½ Chilli pepper

200g minced beef

50ml water

Taco spice mix (2 tsp per person, or more if you like!)

1 teaspoon oil

Method:

Peel and finely dice onion and garlic, and slice chilli pepper. Put to one side.

Slice red and green pepper, put to one side.

Put teaspoon of oil in frying pan. Put pan on ring on heat 2.

Once oil is hot, add minced beef to pan and cook until brown all over.

Add onion, chilli and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Add peppers, taco mix and water. Cook for 5 more minutes. TASTE! Add more spice if you like :)

Remove from heat and cover with foil.