Beef Taco Rice Skillet

Bring the flavors of Mexico to your dinner table in 30 minutes with this beef and rice dish - made using Old El Paso® taco seasoning and Green Giant® corn.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
envelope (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1 1/2
cups water
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1
cup Green Giant™ frozen whole kernel corn (from 1-lb bag)
1 1/2
cups uncooked instant rice
3/4
cup shredded taco-seasoned cheese (3 oz)
1
cup shredded lettuce
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
Sour cream, if desired
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in taco seasoning mix, water, salsa and corn. Heat to boiling; stir in rice. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cover; let stand 8 minutes.
  • 3 Fluff rice mixture with fork; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle lettuce around edge of skillet; sprinkle tomato in circle next to lettuce. Serve with sour cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    1190mg
    1190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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