One Pot Taco Skillet

This is a great one-pot meal. Brown your ground beef and onions, and then throw everything else in. It’s that simple, and your family will love it.

One Pot Taco Skillet (slightly adapted from Iowa Girl Eats)

One Pot Taco Skillet

One Pot Taco Skillet


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 taco seasoning packet, don't add water (or homemade)
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Toppings of your choice


  1. Brown ground beef with the chopped onions in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add taco seasoning, salsa, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add brown rice and then place a lid on top of the skillet and reduce heat to medium-low.
  4. Simmer for 30 minutes or until rice is tender.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in cheddar cheese until melted. Place lid back on the skillet and the sit for 5 minutes before serving.
  6. Add toppings such as sour cream, green onions, and homemade tortilla strips.


The plate is Fiesta by Homer Laughlin proudly made in America!


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