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Easy Beef Taco Skillet Recipe

Easy Beef Taco Skillet Recipe

Busy day? Save time and money with this stovetop supper the whole family will love. It calls for handy convenience products, so it can be on the table in minutes. —Kelly Roder, Fairfax, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 10 corn tortillas (6 inches), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) taco sauce
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • Hot pepper sauce, optional


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the corn, tortillas, taco sauce and 1 cup cheese; heat through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Serve with pepper sauce if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 415 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 705mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 25g protein.

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Dibilaweed User ID: 1491842 166090
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2014

"This was average. I don't keep taco sauce on hand so I used salsa. I found it to be very dry and very bland. I added some water-about a 2/3 c.--to it to sauce it a little and then the corn tortillas just kind of turned into mush. I doubt I will make it again, but if I did I'd add a package of taco seasoning to boost the flavor."

mindysmama User ID: 6929696 211019
Reviewed May. 13, 2014

"This was really good and so easy to make. I used Brigid Nelson's idea and used it as a dip with tortilla chips. I also added a can of black beans and a chopped green bell pepper I used hot taco sauce and left out the hot sauce. The amount of heat was perfect by the time the taco sauce was added to all the other ingredients it wasn't hot at all. Hot sauce was passed at the table."

Pnuttiest User ID: 6167562 101024
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2011

"I would add red & green peppers and maybe some salsa."

marciedarcie User ID: 3127814 106594
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2011

"Missing something...or lots of somethings."

jcg6211 User ID: 1059088 144959
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2011

"We love it! My sister makes this about once every couple weeks, her two young kids gobble it up! I just made it for my family and used a smaller can of corn and added black beans (who couldn't use some extra fiber). It's yummy!"

saymacnchz User ID: 5829335 184584
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2011

"So simple, yet so delicious! Might try it with tortilla chips or Cool Ranch Doritos instead of the tortilla shells next time!"

tracywhitney User ID: 4170351 183286
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"Everyone in my family loved this recipe! I added 1/2 a packet of taco seasoning after draining the ground beef."

gwenb2000 User ID: 4960919 211018
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"easy to make, husband loved it. The tacos are almost like noodles."

Brigid Nelson User ID: 3113167 101196
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2010

"We loved this. I replaced ground beef with ground turkey and added a can of black beans. We ate it as a dip with tortilla chips."

ChrisM318 User ID: 1609182 101012
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2010

"It was really good and really easy. My family raved about it!"

ejkrause User ID: 3690519 184576
Reviewed May. 28, 2010

"This was very easy to make. I made it with venison, delicious."

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