Mexican Vegetable and Beef Skillet Meal

Food Hero
1 cup
Fiesta time! Lean ground beef, vegetables and Mexican spices all cooked together in just one skillet!

Print Recipe View Nutrition Facts


1. Brown beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat (350 degrees in an electric skillet). Drain fat.

2. Add onion and peppers and cook, stirring, 10 minutes until vegetables are soft.

3. Add tomato, mixed vegetables, rice, water, and spices. Mix and bring to a boil.

4. Reduce heat to medium low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Add more water if needed.

5. Sprinkle with cheese and serve.

6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.



1⁄2 pound lean ground beef (15% fat)

3⁄4 cup onion, chopped

1⁄2 cup chopped bell pepper

1 cup chopped tomatoes (about 2 medium)

1 cup fresh, frozen, or canned mixed vegetables, chopped

1 cup uncooked white rice

2 cups water

1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder

1 Tablespoon oregano

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded cheese


large skillet, stove or electric skillet, chopping board, Knife to chop vegetables, can opener if using canned veggies, cheese grater, measuring spoons, measuring cup

More About

How to Select

How to Store

How to Prepare