Dinner Shortcuts: Beef taco skillet dinner

Brandy O'Neill

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Dinner is even easier when you can make it in one skillet. This flavorful beef taco skillet will have your family begging for seconds. 

Beef taco skillet dinner

Quick dinners don't have to be flavorless. This super simple beef taco skillet is so full of Southwest flavor you won't want to stop at just one bowl.

Beef taco skillet supper

Yields 4 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2 cans Rotel tomatoes
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 1 small can chopped green chilies
  • 1/3 cup frozen corn
  • 6 small flour tortillas, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup diced cilantro, optional
  • 1/4 cup nacho chip strips, optional


  1. In a large skillet set over medium-high heat, add ground beef. Break apart and cook until browned.
  2. Sprinkle in taco seasoning and add Rotel tomatoes, black beans, green chilies and frozen corn. Cook for about 5 minutes and add in flour tortillas. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add in 1 cup cheese and stir to combine.
  4. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top, let melt and sprinkle with avocado, cilantro and nacho chip strips if desired.

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.