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Southwestern Taco Skillet | www.diethood.com | The delicious Southwestern flavors of a taco are made quick and easy in this one-skillet recipe! Super quick weeknight meal!

Southwestern Taco Skillet

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WW Freestyle: 4
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Servings: 6
Calories: 249
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


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