Fiesta Taco Skillet

Fiesta Taco Skillet

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10 min.
30 min.
6 servings

This Fiesta Taco Skillet is a perfect combination of Mexican-style corn, taco seasoning and corn meal and creates a wonderful, aromatic meal.


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 can (11 oz.) Mexican-style corn, drained
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 packet (1.25 oz.) taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup yellow corn meal, (see note below)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
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PREHEAT oven to 400° F.

COOK beef in well-greased 10-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in corn, water and seasoning mix. Cook over low heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture thickens. Top with cheese.

COMBINE corn meal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Combine evaporated milk and egg in small bowl; mix well. Add milk mixture to corn meal mixture; stir just until blended. Spread over top of meat-cheese mixture.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

NOTE: May also use ALBERS White Corn Meal.

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We love it and it is so easy to prepare. But would love to know the nutritional breakdown.

- Ruth Wallin from Manhattasn Beach, CA


AMAZING recipe!! been cooking this one for a while now and the family always loves it!

- Courtney Sledge from NC

Fiesta Taco Skillet

Overall I thought this was a pretty good recipe. I used the wrong size skillet so the cornbread took longer to cook through. I would make it again using the right skillet.

- Ashley James from

sour cream on the top

I like to eat sour cream with this Taco Skillet . ENJOY I WILL .

- Sadie Gambino from Bronx, NY

21yr. Old Son Loved It

This recipe was quick and easy. I added onion,garlic and jalopino pepper and used jiffy corn bread mix. Turned out great

- Richard from St. Louis, MO

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 490
  • Calories from Fat: 210
  • Total Fat: 23g (36% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 11g (57% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 120mg (40% of DV)
  • Sodium: 1380mg (57% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 43g (14% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (5% of DV)
  • Sugars: 11g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Vitamin A: 8% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 35% of DV
  • Iron: 10% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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