Use whole kernel corn with red and green peppers instead of plain corn to add even more of a Southwest twist to this skillet bake.
An ovenproof skillet can be used in an oven without damaging the handle. If you're not sure the handle can withstand heat, wrap it with several layers of foil. Or in step 2, transfer the beef mixture to an ovenproof 9-inch square baking dish.
Don’t have Cheddar cheese? Use the same amount of another cheese you have on hand.