Saturday, April 28, 2012

Beef Mexicana

This quick and easy skillet dinner is ready in 25 minutes! Serve your family this beef and vegetable dish with taco seasoning flavor – Mucho Delicious!


·         1 lb. extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef

·         1 small onion, chopped (1/2 cup)

·         1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained

·         1 can (4.5 oz.) chopped green chiles, undrained

·         1 package (1.25 oz.) 40%-less-sodium taco seasoning mix

·         2 cups frozen whole kernel corn (from 1-lb bag), thawed

·         1 1/2 cups water

·         1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (4 oz.)

·         2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

·         2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives, if desired


 In 12-inch skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.

 Stir in tomatoes, chiles, taco seasoning mix, corn and water. Heat to boiling. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Sprinkle cheese over mixture. Cover; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with cilantro and olives.

Happy Cooking

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