Quick Taco Skillet Casserole

Enjoy this beef skillet casserole that’s ready in just 25 minutes – perfect for dinner.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 1/2
cups uncooked instant brown rice
1
cup chunky-style salsa
1 1/2
cups water
1
can (14.5 to 16 oz) whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
1
can (11 oz) whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, undrained
1
can (6 oz) tomato paste

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain well. Return beef mixture to skillet.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium high; cook 10 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until water is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir before serving.

Expert Tips

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
830mg
830%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.