Mexican Pita Pockets



Created by:

Wooloowin State School, QAST




6pita pockets
1kgbeef mince
3onions, diced
1tinned tomatoes
2table spoonsminced garlic
1mexican seasoning mix, packet
1/2cuplemon juice
1lettuce, sliced
2tomatoes, diced
2cucumber, sliced
1cupcheese, grated
2avocado, diced
1table spoonoil


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add onions and cook until translucent.
  2. Add mince and garlic. Cook until browned.
  3. Add tinned tomatoes and lemon juice. Simmer on med-low heat for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Separately mix together lettuce, tomato, cucumber and avocado to make a simple salad. Mix the avocado in only just before serving to prevent browning.
  5. Open pita pocket and add a spoon of salad, a spoon of mince and a sprinkle of cheese.

Recipe description

A hearty meal, full of flavour and colour which is sure to win over the taste buds of all ages.


Vegetarian option – swap mince with a five bean mix.

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