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Cowboy Bean Bowl

Cowboy Bean Bowl

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Prep Time

20 min



There’s no smoke without fire and no chilli without ‘tude. Our Cowboy Bean Bowl is packed full of both; packing in tasty Mexican flavours and cowboy quick-draw reflexes so that you can tuck in, in less than 20 minutes.

Prep Time

20 min



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For 2 people (double for 4)
1 red pepper
2 garlic cloves
1 spring onion
tomato paste 3.18
2 tbsp rich tomato paste †
6 white tortilla wraps †
40g Irish mature cheddar †
1 1 pot of sour cream (227g) †
1 tin of cannellini beans
1 tin of kidney beans
1 tbsp smokey chipotle paste
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt, sugar

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 spring onion
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 6 white tortilla wraps<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 40g cheddar cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 pot of sour cream (227g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 can of cannellini beans
  • 1 can of red kidney beans (400g)
  • 1 chipotle paste sachet (20g)
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 538 kJ
128 kcal
3549 kJ
842 kcal
of which saturates
2.6 g
1.3 g
17.3 g
8.6 g
of which sugars
17.8 g
2.8 g
117.7 g
18.4 g
Fibre 4.4 g 28.8 g
Protein 6.2 g 41 g
Salt 0.33 g 2.19 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 red pepper
red pepper
1 garlic clove
1 spring onion
spring onion
2 tbsp tomato paste
tomatoes (sulphites)
6 white tortilla wraps
wheat flour (wheat flour (gluten), calcium carbonate, iron, niacin, thiamin), water, humectant (glycerol), sustainable palm oil, sugar, raising agents (disodium diphosphate, sodium bicarbonate), acidity regulator (citric acid), emulsifier (mono and di-glycerides of fatty acids), preservatives: (potassium sorbate, calcium propionate), salt, flavouring, flour treatment agent (l-cysteine hydrochloride)
40g cheddar cheese
pasteurised cows milk, cream, salt, vegetarian rennet, lactic acid culture
1 pot of sour cream (227g)
1 can of cannellini beans
cannellini beans, water, salt, ascorbic acid, calcium chloride
1 can of red kidney beans (400g)
red kidney beans , water, salt, calcium chloride
1 chipotle paste sachet (20g)
smoked red jalapeno chilli puree (22%), water, white wine vinegar, rapeseed oil, smoked white onion puree, tomato paste, sugar, smoked garlic puree, salt, ground smoked paprika, ground coriander, stabiliser: xanthan gum, preservative: potassium sorbate
  • Allergens highlighted by † (sulphites, gluten, milk)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Cowboy Bean Bowl

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 160°C(fan)/ 350°F/ Gas 4

Cut each tortilla in half, lay them on a baking tray, drizzle with 1-2 tbsp of olive oil and sprinkle on 1 tsp (2 tsp) of pepper and salt to taste

Put in the oven for 15 min, or until crispy

2 Cowboy Bean Bowl

Meanwhile, crush the garlic with the side of a knife, peel it and chop finely

Remove the stem(s) of the pepper(s),deseed and slice finely (approx. 1cm thick)

3 Cowboy Bean Bowl

Add 1-2 tbsp of olive oil to a large pan on a medium-high heat

Add the garlic and pepper and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) of sugar and salt to taste

Cook for 3 min, then add the tomato paste and chipotle paste

Cook the paste for another min or until it releases aromas, stirring continuously

4 Cowboy Bean Bowl

Drain and rinse the cannellini and kidney beans under the tap

Add them to the pan and cook for 2 min, or until the liquid has evaporated

Add 250ml (500ml) of water and cook for 5 min, or until half of the liquid has evaporated

5 Cowboy Bean Bowl

Check the tortilla in the oven to make sure they do not catch

Grate the cheddar

Chop the spring onion(s) finely, discarding the root end(s)

6 Cowboy Bean Bowl

Mash the beans with a masher (or fork) to break them up slightly

Cook for 2 min, or until all the liquid has evaporated

Season to your taste with salt and pepper

7 Cowboy Bean Bowl

Remove the tortilla from the oven, they should be crisp and slightly coloured



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Divide the beans between bowls, top with a good dollop of sour cream, grated cheese and spring onion

Serve the tortilla crisps alongside the beans


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