Mediterranean Fajitas-like Tortillas

South Europe meets South America in this fusion recipe!

It consists of a flour- tortilla wrapped into a sealed, cylindrical, shape around a mixture of vegetables, meat and spices.

While this recipe is inspired by fajitas, the filling is made with typical Mediterranean flavors.

  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostMedium
  • Preparation time15 Minutes
  • Cooking time40 Minutes
  • Servingserves 4 people
  • Cooking methodStove
  • CuisineInternational


  • 500 gminced beef meat
  • 200 gcanned corn
  • 2 clovesgarlic
  • 2 spoonstomato paste
  • 2 spoonsextra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 pinchestable salt
  • 1onion
  • 1potato
  • 1bell pepper (red)
  • 1 bouquetparsley
  • 1 teaspoonground paprika
  • 1 teaspoonground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoonground black pepper
  • 1 sprigrosemary
  • 1avocado
  • 8corn tortillas


  1. – slice the onion finely and crush the garlic cloves, then put them in a saucepan together with the rosemary needles, the salt and 2 spoons of extra virgin olive oil, mix well;

    – peel the potato, chop it into small cubes and put them into the saucepan too;

    – put the saucepan onto the fire and cook over medium heat;

    – as soon as the onion starts to fry, cover the pot with its lid and put the flame to minimum;

    – let the vegetables to stew in their own liquid;

    – stir well then add the minced meat and mix well;

    – cover the saucepan with the lid, and cook on low heat for another 20 minutes;

    – add the tomato paste, the ground spices and mix well. Cover again with the lid and cook for another 10 minutes;

    – chop the bell pepper in thin slices, drain the canned corn and transfer both vegetables into a large bowl;

    – pour the cook meat and mix well;

    – add the parsley finely chopped and mix well;

    – heat a pan and toast the tortillas for 5 seconds on both sides;

    – load the warm tortillas with a layer of chopped avocado slice and one of the cooked meat & vegetables mixture;

    – if you like, add some saucy salsa;

    – roll the tortillas in a burrito shape and serve immediately

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