Fiesta Skillet Dinner

You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Fiesta Skillet Dinner a try. This recipe serves 4 and costs $2.16 per serving. One portion of this dish contains roughly 35g of protein, 32g of fat, and a total of 652 calories. 13283 people found this recipe to be delicious and satisfying. It is brought to you by Pocket Change Gourmet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 30 minutes. If you have cilantro, elbow macaroni, taco seasoning, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. Overall, this recipe earns an excellent spoonacular score of 92%. Fiesta Skillet Dinner, Fiesta Chicken Dinner, and Fiesta Fry Pan Dinner are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

Chopped Cilantro, optional for garnish

1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked

1 cup frozen corn

3 green onions, cleaned and chopped finely

1 pound ground beef

1 sweet red pepper, cleaned and chopped finely

1 cup Mexican blend cheese

1 package of Taco Seasoning or Homemade

1 can Tex Mex Style Diced Tomatoes or Tomatoes with Green Chiles

2 cups water

Equipment:

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Brown meat, red pepper and onions in a large skillet until no pink remains in meatDrain, if necessary and return back to panStir in water, taco seasoning and tomatoes, bring to boilStir in macaroni, cover and simmer on medium-low heat for 10 minutesAdd frozen corn and continue cooking for 5 more minutes, stirring occasionallyRemove from heat and sprinkle with cheese, cover and let stand for 2 minutes until cheese is meltedSprinkle with cilantro, if desiredServe immediately with bread or corn muffins if you like

 

Step by step:


1. Brown meat, red pepper and onions in a large skillet until no pink remains in meat

2. Drain, if necessary and return back to pan

3. Stir in water, taco seasoning and tomatoes, bring to boil

4. Stir in macaroni, cover and simmer on medium-low heat for 10 minutes

5. Add frozen corn and continue cooking for 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally

6. Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese, cover and let stand for 2 minutes until cheese is melted

7. Sprinkle with cilantro, if desired

8. Serve immediately with bread or corn muffins if you like


Nutrition Information:

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652k Calories
34g Protein
31g Total Fat
56g Carbs
21% Health Score
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Calories
652k
33%

Fat
31g
49%

  Saturated Fat
13g
85%

Carbohydrates
56g
19%

  Sugar
4g
5%

Cholesterol
107mg
36%

Sodium
990mg
43%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
34g
69%

Selenium
54µg
78%

Vitamin C
46mg
57%

Vitamin B12
2µg
46%

Zinc
6mg
45%

Phosphorus
448mg
45%

Vitamin A
2037IU
41%

Vitamin B3
6mg
34%

Vitamin B6
0.62mg
31%

Manganese
0.61mg
31%

Iron
4mg
23%

Calcium
229mg
23%

Vitamin K
23µg
22%

Fiber
5g
21%

Vitamin B2
0.36mg
21%

Potassium
657mg
19%

Magnesium
73mg
18%

Folate
57µg
14%

Copper
0.28mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.17mg
11%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Vitamin E
1mg
7%

Vitamin D
0.25µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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