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Easy One-Pan Taco Skillet


"This is a quick and easy skillet meal that kids will gladly eat. Serve with a green salad for a complete meal."
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30 m servings 676 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook ground beef, crumbling as it cooks, until browned, about 8 minutes. Drain liquid from pan. Add water and taco seasoning to beef.
  2. Cook rice according to package directions. Add cooked rice to beef mixture; stir in corn. Increase heat and bring to a boil. Simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 7 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove pan from heat.
  3. Sprinkle in the cheese and mix to incorporate. Top with green onions if desired. Serve with tortilla chips.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use ground turkey instead of ground beef in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 676 calories; 28.3 g fat; 75.3 g carbohydrates; 29.8 g protein; 76 mg cholesterol; 1296 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Serve this at your next taco bar! As is, the kids will love it, then top with tomatoes, avocado and jalapeños for the adult table. The wild rice adds a nice crunch and nutty flavour. I served th...

Very good, super easy and fast! I used brown rice instead and it was great, definitely a keeper! I might use some black beans next time for variety.

This was a super easy recipe, in fact, my husband took this one over and did an excellent job! This is a great base for nachos and would be perfect served with refried beans and guacamole. This ...

This is a great base recipe! Added onions and garlic to the meat, then topped it all off with diced avocado and sour cream. A can of ro-tel, as others suggested, would make a great addition.

Everyone really liked this but we did feel it could use more flavor....something tomatoe-y: rotel, picante, or just plain tomatoes would be great! We'll be trying that with leftovers tonight :)

This was a simple meal that came together quickly, using ingredients I had on hand. I served with lettuce, tomatoes, and tortillas. This was delicious for lunch the next day, too!

Delicious! We heated small flour tortillas in the skillet and topped them with the filling. Then we added dollops of sour cream. This was very easy to make (great for a weeknight dinner!) and ...

My favorite thing about this recipe is how versatile it is. It allowed me to indulge in a "Dip" style meal and use chips as the vehicle to get it to my mouth and Mr. LTH simply added his to soft...

This recipe is perfect for those lazy Sundays and when you want to whip up something fairly quick. The rice stretches this recipe out even further for multiple servings. Definitely a winner with...