Created by: kberry
Created on November 19, 2011
Beef Taco Frito Skillet
"Just happened to come across a recipe in a magazine. I read it and decided to "renovate" it and this is my finished keeper. A versatile recipe, adjust the heat, even put it in the oven with cheese. I just do it all in the skillet on the top of the stove."
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Prep Time: 10mPT10M
Cook Time: 20mPT20M
- 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can condensed tomato soup, undiluted
- 1/2 cup salsa (any heat)
- 1/2 cup water
- 4 cups Frito's corn chips, slightly broken
- 1 cup cheese, Mexican blend
- 1 (4 ounce) can green chilies
- 2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
What You Will Need
No special items needed.
Cook beef in a large skillet with onion till done.
Return meat to skillet and add everything except the cheese and fritos and heat till hot.
When meat mixture is hot again add the fritos.
When serving top each portion with cheese and your favorite taco toppings.
Variation #1 Creamy Mexican Style.
Stir in 1/2 cup sour cream with the soup, omit the fritos and add torn flour tortillas.
Variation #2 Ranchero Style.
Omit the fritos and add torn corn tortillas or broken taco shells.
If you bake this; heat oven to 350.
Bake for 20 minutes or till hot, shut oven off.
Top with cheese and and place back in oven long enough for cheese to melt.
- Serving Size: 1 (275.1 g)
- Calories 539.8
- Total Fat - 31.2 g
- Saturated Fat - 11 g
- Cholesterol - 133.5 mg
- Sodium - 554.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 21.8 g
- Dietary Fiber - 3 g
- Sugars - 2.7 g
- Protein - 41.4 g
- Calcium - 228.4 mg
- Iron - 5.1 mg
- Vitamin C - 1.5 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg