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Southwestern Taco Skillet

Course Dinner
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 249 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion , diced
  • 1- pound 99% fat free ground turkey (I used turkey, but if you like, you can use ground chicken, beef, pork, etc...)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 can (15-ounces) whole kernel sweet corn
  • 1 can (14-ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup instant brown rice
  • 1/2 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder , or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup shredded Taco-Blend Cheese


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add onions and ground meat and cook over medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes, or until meat is browned.
  3. Remove from heat, drain and transfer meat to a bowl.
  4. Return skillet to heat; add corn, tomatoes, brown rice, vegetable broth, chili powder, and cumin.
  5. Bring to a boil and reduce heat.
  6. Cover and continue to cook for 5 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  7. Remove cover, stir in beans and cooked meat and continue to cook for 2 more minutes or until heated through.
  8. Remove from heat; sprinkle with cheese, cover and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes until cheese is melted.
  9. Serve.

Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 7

Nutrition Facts
Southwestern Taco Skillet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 249 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 263mg11%
Potassium 203mg6%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 146mg15%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.