Beef Tacos topped with picco di gallo



  • 5 taco sized tortillas 

Picco di gallo

  • 1 tomato diced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/8 cup chopped fresh coriander (optional)

For the beef 

  • 1 cup shredded beef
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/8 cup bbq sauce
  • 3 tbsp brown gravy thickening powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 4 tsp bbq spice


  1. In a medium saucepan , combine the shredded beef and all the ingredients listed below the shredded beef.
  2. Place the saucepan on medium-high heat and let the beef and sauces cook for 20-30 minutes (till the sauce is thick)
  3. Place the diced onion, diced tomato, chopped fresh parsley, and black pepper in bowl.
  4. Squeeze the juice from one lemon into the bowl and mix it with the diced vegetables.
  5. To assemble the tacos, place the tortillas on the board.
  6. Place an equal amount of the beef onto each taco tortilla. 
  7. Top each tortilla with the pico di gallo.
  8. Decorate the bowl, place some fresh parsley and lemon quarters on the board.