Marvelous Cheesy Mexican Skillet

Andy Anderson !


I threw this together today for my friend from California, and myself, and it came out really good.

Simple ingredients, with an incredible taste.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top



  • 1/4 lb
    ground chorizo
  • 1/4 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1 Tbsp
    your favorite taco seasoning
  • 2 medium
    tomatoes, blanched, peeled, and chopped
  • 2 medium
    tomatillos, blanched, peeled, and chopped
  • 1/4 medium
    yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 large
    jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 4 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1/2 medium
    lime, just the juice
  • 1/2 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, freshly grated
  • 1/2 c
    pepper jack cheese, freshly grated
  • ·
    flour tortillas

How to Make Marvelous Cheesy Mexican Skillet


  2. Gather your ingredients.
  3. Add the ground chorizo and chuck to a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Thoroughly cook, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. Chef’s Note: Use a wooden spoon to break the meat into small bits.
  6. Chef’s Note: Drain off any excess grease, if there is any.
  7. Add the taco seasoning.
  8. Chef’s Note: If you’re looking for a good taco seasoning, you might want to try this: Andy's Taco Seasoning
  9. Stir until fully combined, about 1 minute.
  10. Chef’s Note: I’m not adding any additional salt because my taco seasoning has enough.
  11. Add the chopped tomatoes, jalapenos, onion, garlic, and tomato sauce.
  12. Stir until combined.
  13. Allow the mixture to lightly simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  14. Add the lime juice and stir to combine.
  15. Chef’s Note: You could make this a one-pan meal; however, I prefer to cook the ingredients in a larger pan, and then transfer them to a smaller serving pan. In my case, that would be a small cast-iron skillet.
  16. Add the cheese to the top.
  17. Finish under the broiler, until the cheese is bubbling and beginning to brown.
  19. Serve with some nice warm flour tortillas. Enjoy.
  20. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Marvelous Cheesy Mexican Skillet

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium, Wheat Free, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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