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Easy Taco Skillet

Rated as 4.1 out of 5 Stars
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"Easy recipe that uses only one pan. This recipe can be made for under $10!"
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Ingredients

40 m servings 494
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir beef and onion until beef is browned, about 5 minutes. Drain. Stir tomatoes, water, rice, and taco seasoning into beef mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender, about 25 minutes. Top with Mexican cheese blend and lettuce before serving.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 494 calories; 24.7 34.5 30.1 103 1010 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I used one box mexican rice in place of plain converted rice and equal amounts V-8 tomato juice instead of water. I also used a homemade taco seasoning. I served this with additional taco-type t...

Most helpful critical review

Made this tonite and it had a good taste but needed a little more spice

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I used one box mexican rice in place of plain converted rice and equal amounts V-8 tomato juice instead of water. I also used a homemade taco seasoning. I served this with additional taco-type t...

It was easy, and the kids enjoyed it. When I do this again, I would add a bit more onion, some bell pepper and garlic while the meat is cooking. It's a good base to start from, maybe some gree...

Easy Taco Skillet Haiku: "We nom-nom'ed this up. Easy, inexpensive meal. Add taco toppings!" Very good but a smidge on the wet side since 2 c. of water along w/ the juice from the diced tomato c...

Used my own homemade taco seasoning, substituted 1 cup water for beef stock, added salsa, and put it under the broiler to melt cheddar. It was great! I love that it stretches the ground beef. No...

1 3/4 cup was enough water given the amount of juice on the brand of diced tomatoes I used. After tasting, I added a small can of green chilies, My husband and I enjoyed it like this and our t...

I had to use tomato paste since I didn't have canned tomatoes, and I used venison as the meat. I also doubled with no problems. Husband and kids gave it a thumbs up. It was a great recipe when a...

We really liked this dish. Simple and delish! I didn't change a thing!

Good, frugal skillet meal! I doubled the recipe, topped with lettuce, cheese, salsa, guacamole, and corn chips. Kids loved and hubby was pleased. Will definitely make this meal again!

It was delicious. BUT instead of tomatoes I added Rotel, substituted Mexican rice instead of rice, and added a can of black beans. DELICIOUS!!!