Easy Beef Taco Skillet

Taco dinner mix made in a skillet gets topped with taco salad fixin’s. Olé!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
3
cups hot water
1
box Hamburger Helper™ crunchy taco
1
can (15 oz) spicy chili beans in sauce, undrained
1/3
cup milk
1
cup shredded lettuce
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in hot water, sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box) and beans. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Stir in uncooked rice (from Hamburger Helper box).
  • 3 Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender (sauce will thicken as it stands). Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir milk and topping mix (from Hamburger Helper box) 30 seconds; set aside.
  • 4 Remove beef mixture from heat. Top each serving with cheese topping, lettuce, tomato and corn chips (from Hamburger Helper box).

Expert Tips

A dollop of sour cream or guacamole will really top off this dish!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1460mg
1460%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.