Easy One-Pan Taco Skillet | Weeknight Fiesta

Get ready to embark on a flavor-packed journey with our Easy One-Pan Taco Skillet. This dish is your Weeknight Fiesta savior, bringing together the vibrant essence of traditional tacos in a convenient, fuss-free preparation. Whether it’s a busy workday or a lazy evening, you’ll find yourself turning to this recipe over and over again.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish
  • Sour cream, for serving
  • Tortilla chips, for serving


  1. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and diced red bell pepper to the skillet. Sauté until the vegetables are softened.
  3. Sprinkle the taco seasoning over the meat and vegetables. Mix well to coat everything evenly.
  4. Stir in the black beans, corn, and cherry tomatoes. Cook for an additional 5-7 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top. Cover the skillet with a lid and let it melt.
  6. Once the cheese is melted, remove from heat. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
  7. Serve the taco skillet hot with a dollop of sour cream and tortilla chips on the side.

Total time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A Weeknight Fiesta essential, our Easy One-Pan Taco Skillet combines savory ground beef, vibrant vegetables, and melted cheddar for a delightful taco experience.

Nutrition information: Calories: 380, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 25g

Unleash your inner chef and revel in the joy of crafting an incredible meal without the hassle. The Easy One-Pan Taco Skillet transports you to a world of tantalizing aromas and mouthwatering flavors, all within the convenience of a single skillet. No more wrestling with multiple pans or spending hours in the kitchen – this recipe is tailored for your busy weeknights. Share the magic with family and friends, and let the Weeknight Fiesta begin!

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