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Mexican Tortilla Stack

This tasty beef Mexican recipe is served with a homemade salsa verde with tomatillo. 


  • 2 tsp oil

  • 500g lean minced beef

  • 1 packet Continental Mexican Tortilla Stack recipe base

  • 400g can diced tomatoes

  • 60ml water

  • ½ cup corn kernels

  • 6 flour tortillas

  • 1 cup grated cheese

  • Sour cream to serve

  • Mexican salsa verde with tomatillo

  • 2 tomatillo or green tomatoes

  • 4 cherry tomatoes

  • ½ onion, diced

  • 1 garlic clove

  • 1 ½ limes, zest and juice

  • 3 sprigs coriander

  • 3 sprigs parsley leaves

  • 1 long red chilli

  • Salt and sugar to taste


  • 1.

    For Mexican salsa verde,  blend all ingredients and season to taste.

  • 2.

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Heat oil in a frying pan and brown beef.

  • 3.

    Add recipe base, tomatoes, water and corn and stir until thickened. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

  • 4.

    Place one tortilla on a lined baking tray, cover with a fifth of the mince and sprinkle with a little cheese. Repeat layers, finishing with a tortilla and sprinkle with remaining cheese.

  • 5.

    Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown. Allow to stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with Mexican salsa verde.

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