Eat Healthy Not Boring!

This is a recipe I developed for OBE Organic Beef and this post is brought to you by my friends at OBE Organic.

Last Saturday I had promised the family a fun movie night at home and serving them a super fun dinner. Everyone in my house wants fun finger foods for movie night and the preference is always ‘diner-style’ meals. Burgers, pizzas, chicken wings…. Since I have been posting the “Go Organic” posts lately, I wanted to share this with you to show you that we can still eat fun, delicious, diner style food and still be eating healthy, organic meals.

So I went to carrefour in MOE as I know they have the biggest variety OBE Organic Beef and bought the ingredients for making a fabulous movie dinner of shredded beef tacos – my way – with all the flavours that I like. I had already wanted to make this recipe for OBE organic and it happened to fit right in with my movie night plan. My daughter was very excited as she gets at any chance for her to cook with me, my son is happy with anything crunchy that also includes meat and the hubbs is a sweetheart who gets very excited about fun food and cooking together. Good family time, fantastic food, and Ace Ventura marathon (the kids’ brilliant choice)… it doesn’t get any better!

Honestly, while we had stayed in on Saturday, it was one of those days filled with so much fun that we decided it will become a more frequent activity. The tacos were crunchy, superbly flavoursome and honestly, you will not want to stop. The kids had them without the Pico and loved them, we had them with this gorgeous and spicy Salsa Fresca and we laughed all the way through as Jim Carrey is just phenomenally hilarious!

#GoodFun #GoOrganic


Serves: 4 Cook Time: 2 30 hrs
  • 500 g OBE Organic beef brisket or topside roast
  • 1 recipe dry rub for the meat, (recipe on this link)
  • 1 recipe All Organic Homemade BBQ sauce (recipe on this link)
  • 1 recipe Pico De Gallo, (recipe on this link)
  • 1 pot of organic sour cream
  • 1 large organic beetroot, roasted, peeled then shredded
  • 1 small organic cabbage shredded. (Chinese cabbage works brilliantly with this)
  • 8 small tacos or 3 large ones
  • Mustard to taste
This Shredded OBE Organic Beef Tacos recipe makes 8 small tacos or 3 large ones

Rub the beef with mustard in prep for the dry rub as the mustard helps the dry rub adhere to the beef. It also gives a tasty flavour too. Use as much or as little as you like.

Then generously cover the meat with the dry rub on all sides. Place the coated meat on a lightly greased small roasting tray and fill half way with water. Cover the tray tightly and roast, covered in a 450F/220C oven for 2 1/2 hours. you want the meat to reach an effortless shredding form (melt-in-your-mouth kind of experience).

In the oven with the beef, roast the beetroot whole covered with foil for about 40 minutes or until cooked through. Once done, remove and allow to cool, then peel and shred it and set it aside to when you are ready to assemble the tacos.

In the meantime, make the BBQ sauce from this link. And the pico de gallo from this link.

Once the beef is done, remove it from the oven and allow it to rest, covered for 10 minutes. once rested, shred the beef, by now it should be very simple to shred it as it will just separate anyway. Do not shred it too thin, best to have it shredded slightly thick so you can really taste it. Place the shredded beef in a bowl and dress it generously with the BBQ sauce. Leave for 3-4 minutes to absorb the flavours.



Brisket is the best meat cut for shredded beef, however other meat cuts such as skirt, topside roast… can do too. I have gone for the top side as they had just run out of brisket and it worked fabulously.

Heat the tacos in the oven, once hot and crispy assemble. Starting with the beef, then topping it with the shredded cabbages, shredded beetroot. Dress lightly with sour cream and top all with the Pico de Gallo.

Serve immediately with more BBQ sauce, sour cream and Pico de Gallo on the side for top ups. An absolute symphony for the taste buds.



Do try to use organic ingredients whenever possible. The more organic you go, the more organic ingredients you will find as the market will have to supply for the demand.

I have teamed up with my friends at OBE Organic to help you learn more about the organic lifestyle, the importance of healthy organic family meals and we even want to help you cook delicious food giving you a selection of fun delicious and healthy recipes to follow that will make you wonder why you did not #GoOrganic a long time ago.

Just because we are eating healthy, does not mean we have to eat boring. In fact, going organic you will realise that food tastes so much better, because it is back to how it used to taste when it used to be good. We are also bringing you lots of tips on understanding organic food, the labels when shopping and how to incorporate organic wherever possible.


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