GT tableware

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller and you could save, plus you’ll receive a Smith and Co candle and diffuser set, valued at over $64.

Gourmet on your iPad

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad.

Soft tacos with black bean mole and flank steak


You'll need

1 tbsp olive oil 3 flank steaks (about 200gm each), at room temperature 8 white corn tacos To serve: coarsely crumbled feta, coriander sprigs and lime wedges   Black bean mole 1½ tbsp olive oil ½ Spanish onion, finely chopped ½ carrot, finely grated 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 tsp each ground cumin, ground coriander and paprika 1 cinnamon quill 1 tsp finely chopped chipotle chillies in adobo (see note) 400 gm canned black beans, drained and rinsed 250 gm canned cherry tomatoes 1 fresh bay leaf 1 tbsp Dutch-process cocoa

Method

  • 01
  • For black bean mole, heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, add onion, carrot and garlic and sauté until tender (4-5 minutes), then add spices and stir until fragrant (30 seconds). Add remaining ingredients except cocoa, bring to the simmer and cook until thick and well flavoured (8-10 minutes). Discard bay leaf and cinnamon quill, stir in cocoa and season to taste.
  • 02
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat, season steak and cook, turning once, until well browned and cooked to your liking (6-7 minutes for medium-rare). Set aside to rest for 5 minutes then thinly slice across the grain.
  • 03
  • Heat a frying pan over high heat and cook tacos, one at a time, turning once until soft and malleable (1 minute). Serve with black bean mole, sliced steak, feta, coriander and lime.

Note Chipotle chillies in adobo sauce are available in cans from select delicatessens.


At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
GT
Signature Collection

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Read More
Twenty
things to do this autumn

Whether it's foraging for wild mushrooms in a picturesque Victorian forest or watching a film by moonlight in Darwin, we've got you covered with 20 exciting autumn experiences from around Australia.

Read More
Gourmet TV

Check out our YouTube channel for our latest cover recipes, chef cooking demos, interviews and more.

Watch Now

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

Featured in

Apr 2015

You might also like...

Fuss-free summer recipes

recipes

Rigatoni with mushrooms pecorino and herb crumbs

Fast autumn recipes

recipes

Pan-fried John Dory agrodolce with endive and goat’s cheese

Fast summer recipes

recipes

Sparkling cherry crush

Fast seafood recipes

recipes

Bullshot

Tequila and sangrita

recipes

Spirulina Rush

Whale Watcher smoothie

recipes

conversion tool

 
get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

×