Easy Beef Burrito Skillet

We love a deconstructed dish, especially one that’s quick to prepare. And this one-pan Easy Beef Burrito Skillet is done in just 30 minutes! Thanks to the perfect amount of taco seasoning and fresh toppings, this meal is bursting with flavor and sure to satisfy. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself serving up a beef burrito skillet whenever you need to feed some hungry appetites.
Prep 25 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Servings 4

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup thick & chunky salsa
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ Black Beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 packet (1 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 4 tortillas from 1 package (8.2 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Soft Tacos and Fajitas (10 Count), cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 cup from 1 package (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup from 1 container (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Crema Mexicana
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in water, salsa, beans and taco seasoning mix; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauce thickens.
  2. Stir in tortilla strips; cook 1 minute. Top with cheese; cover, and remove skillet from heat. Let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  3. Top with remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

  • Choose a mild salsa if you're making it for kids, if desired.
  • Try finishing off your easy burrito skillet with more fresh toppings, like chopped avocado or sliced green onions.
  • Stack your tortillas, and use a pizza cutter to cut them all in one easy step.


  • 1 Serving Calories 600 (Calories from Fat 270);  Total Fat 29g (Saturated Fat 15g ,Trans Fat 1/2g);  Cholesterol 115mg;  Sodium 1590mg;  Potassium 770mg;  Total Carbohydrate 48g (Dietary Fiber 10g ,Sugars 5g);  Protein 36g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%;  Vitamin C 2%;  Calcium 35%;  Iron 30%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1 Very Lean Meat;  1 High-Fat Meat;  1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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