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mmmmmmmm!texas beef skillet

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Tammy T
Phoenix, AZ

Next to the Skillet Lasagna, this is the other dish that runs a close second most asked for and made recipe in our house! Ladies and Gent's, kids love this! And it is so easy and made in one skillet and bursts with comfort food flavors! Its a staple at my house even though my kids are grown! Enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mmmmmmmm!texas beef skillet

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 3/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1
    16 oz can tomatoes, cut up, undrained
  • 1
    15.5 oz can red kidney beans, undrained
  • 3/4 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 3/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped green pepper
  • 3/4 c
    shredded sharp amerian cheese or cheddar ( cheese - can use more if you like, i do)
  • 1
    bag of corn chips, broken up but not crushed

How To Make mmmmmmmm!texas beef skillet

  • 1
    In a large skillet, cook ground beef and onion till beef is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat.
  • 2
    Sprinkle meat mixture with chili powder, salt, and garlic salt. Stir in undrained tomatoes, undrained beans, uncooked rice, water, and green pepper.
  • 3
    Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes. Top with cheese and cover again for about 3 minutes or until cheese melts. Sprinkle the corn chips around the skillets side in a circle keeping the middle without chips. ( just looks better ) Serve hot.
  • 4
    I never had left overs so I don't know how this keeps. Can make ahead and freeze and add the cheese and chips after cooked.