beef tacos made in a skillet with ground beef by The food cafe

Beef Taco Skillet

In less than 30 minutes this easy Beef Taco Skillet will be on your table and will be the perfect weeknight meal your family will love.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beef taco skillet, beef tacos
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 430kcal
Author Shannon


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 1- 4 oz can green chilis
  • 1-15 oz can black beans drained
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1-8 oz bottle taco sauce
  • 10-6 inch corn tortillas cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese divided
  • 1/3 cup pico de gallo
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped


  • In a large skillet over medium high heat cook ground beef and onions until beef is no longer pink about 5-7 minutes, drain.
  • Cut the corn tortillas into 1-inch pieces and add to the ground beef mixture along with green chilis, black beans (drained) taco seasoning, taco sauce, and 1 cup grated cheddar cheese. Mix and cook until heated through and cheese is melted. Top with remaining cheese and a tablespoon of sour cream mix and garnish with fresh pico de gallo and cilantro.


Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 914mg | Potassium: 352mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 970IU | Vitamin C: 12.5mg | Calcium: 319mg | Iron: 2.8mg