Nacho Beef Skillet

The kids'll come running when nachos are on the menu! Turn the popular snack into a hearty meal in minutes with ground beef and Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn®.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
8
oz Mexican prepared cheese product (from 16-oz loaf), cut into cubes
6
oz nacho-flavored tortilla chips (about 64 chips)

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Reduce heat to medium. Add corn and tomatoes to beef in skillet; cook until thoroughly heated and desired consistency, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave cheese cubes and 2 teaspoons water uncovered on High 15 seconds; stir and repeat until cheese is melted and smooth.
  • 4 Divide tortilla chips evenly among 6 plates. Top with beef mixture; drizzle with melted cheese. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro, if desired.

Expert Tips

You can substitute ground chicken or turkey for the ground beef in this recipe.

Vary the flavor of this quick skillet meal by using different flavor chips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1130mg
1130%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.