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Taco Skillet Dinner (Low Carb)

This easy Low Carb Taco Skillet Dinner recipe gives you all the taco flavors in one dish. It’s a family favorite that’s on the table in just 30 minutes.

Taco Skillet Dinner

If you need a quick and easy recipe for busy weeknights, this Skillet dinner is it.

Taco Skillet Dinner

Taco Skillet Dinner is a delicious low carb meal when served in a bowl. Made with lean ground beef, Mexican blend cheese, green peppers, tomatoes, avocado’s and black olives.

Low Carb Taco Skillet

How To Serve This Skillet Dinner

You can easily serve this up in a bowl and top with your favorite toppings. Or you can serve it over Mexican rice or Cauliflower rice for low carb option.

You can also add a scoop of this to a tortilla which makes it very kid friendly.

If you want to include a side dish this recipe is great served with a side of refried beans or black beans and Mexican style corn. You can also serve with tortilla chips and salsa.

Ingredients

1 ½ to 2 ½ pounds lean ground beef
1 onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
2 to 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
1 cup water
2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided
1 cup sour cream
1 tomato, diced
1 avocado, diced
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
Sliced black olives, optional

How To Make Taco Skillet Dinner

In a large skillet, brown ground beef. Remove from skillet but keep warm. If the oil is excessive, remove all but 1 tablespoon.

Add onions and green bell pepper to skillet. Cook, stirring often, over medium-high heat for about 2 minutes.

Ground Beef And Green Peppers Cooking

Return beef to skillet. Add seasonings and water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for about 20 minutes or until liquid has evaporated.

Ground Beef Taco Seasoning Cooking

Stir in 1 cup cheese and sour cream until blended. Top with additional cheese and remove from heat.

Ground Beef Sour Cream And Cheese Mixture

Once cheese has melted, add additional toppings such as diced tomato, diced avocado, chopped cilantro, and sliced black olives.

Taco Skillet Recipe

Taco Skillet Dinner (Low Carb)

This easy Low Carb Taco Skillet Dinner recipe gives you all the taco flavors in one dish. It’s a family favorite that’s on the table in just 30 minutes.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Taco Skillet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Recipes Simple

Ingredients

  • 1½-2½ lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • sliced black olives, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, brown ground beef. Remove from skillet but keep warm. If the oil is excessive, remove all but 1 tablespoon.

  2. Add onions and green bell pepper to skillet. Cook, stirring often, over medium-high heat for about 2 minutes.

  3. Return beef to skillet. Add seasonings and water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for about 20 minutes or until liquid has evaporated.

  4. Stir in 1 cup cheese and sour cream until blended. Top with additional cheese and remove from heat.

  5. Once cheese has melted, add additional toppings such as diced tomato, diced avocado, chopped cilantro, and sliced black olives.


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