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Layered Fajita
  • 6 large corn tortilla
  • 2 cans (440g) of red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • medium red onion, chopped finely
  • 1 large red chilli, chopped finely
  • cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 bunch fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon tabasco sauce
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 250g natural low fat yoghurt


  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 1/2 bunch fresh coriander, chopped finely
  • 1/2 medium white onion, diced finely
  • 2 teaspoons of oilve oil
  • 1 small red chilli, sliced finely
  1. Heat a medium non-stick frypan, brushed with oil, add onion, garlic and chilli and cook until softened.
  2. Add the beans and cook for 10 minutes, stirring and mashing gently with a fork.
  3. Add the coriander, tabasco sauce and lime juice, stir well and remove from heat.
  4. Prepare the salsa, by mixing in a small bowl, the tomatoes, coriander, onion, small red chilli and 2 teaspoons of olive oil.
  5. Heat a round non-stick frypan (a bit larger than the tortilla), brush with olive oil, quickly heat each tortilla on both sides (about 1-2 minutes) set aside, repeat with remaining tortillas.
  6. Place a fajita (corn tortilla) on a plate and spoon over the bean mixture and spread a dollop of yoghurt and then a spoonful of salsa. Repeat layering until the final fajita which will act as a lid.
  7. Press down firmly, top with remaining salsa and place in the refrigerator and allow to set.
  8. Cut into pie wedges.


  • Using dried beans and preparing according to instructions on packet will result in a reduced salt content, but add 2 hours to the cooking time.

Storage Suggestions

Can be kept in refrigerator for up to 7 days. May be frozen for up to 3 months.

Equipment List

  • Chopping board
  • Large knife
  • Can opener
  • small bowls
  • medium non-stick frypan

Nutrition Information

332g Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy 1311kJ 395kJ
Protein 12g 3.6g
Fat, total 8.4g 2.5g
— Saturated 1.3g 0.4g
Carbohydrate 40.5g 12.2g
— Sugars 9.5g 2.9g
Fibre 9.7g 2.9g
Sodium 531mg 160mg