Thursday, December 6, 2012

Ben’s Beef Taco Skillet

Looking for a recipe that’s short, simple, easy, quick, and most of all tasty?  This is definitely a good one!


·         1lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
·         1envelope (1 oz.)  taco seasoning mix
·         1 ½ cups water
·         1cup  Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
·         1cup  frozen whole kernel corn (from 1-lb bag)
·         1 1/2cups uncooked instant rice
·         3/4cup shredded taco-seasoned cheese (3 oz.)
·         1cup shredded lettuce
·         1medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
·         Sour cream, if desired 


1.       In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.

2.       Stir in taco seasoning mix, water, salsa and corn. Heat to boiling; stir in rice. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cover; let stand 8 minutes.

3.       Fluff rice mixture with fork; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle lettuce around edge of skillet; sprinkle tomato in circle next to lettuce. Serve with sour cream. 

Happy Cooking
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