Monday, July 4, 2011

Beef Burrito Skillet

This is good just as is, but is even better in a hard taco shell or even a tortilla.  There are so many things you can do with this recipe.  You can add any topping you like to spice it up a little.  It is quick which makes it perfect for these busy summer.

Beef Burrito Skillet
1 lbs ground beef
1 envelop taco seasoning
1 can (19 oz.) kidney beans ~ drained and rinsed
1 cup salsa
1 cup water
4 (6 inch) flour tortialls ~ cut into 1 1/2 inch stripes
1 cup shredded cheese ~ of choice
1/3 cup sour cream 
1/3 cup green onions ~ chopped

Brown hamburger in large skillet.  Drain grease and add taco seasoning, beans, salsa and water.  Stir together.  Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low.  Simmer for about 5 minutes.  

Stir in tortillas strips and top with cheese.  Cover and let stand for about 5 minutes or until cheese is completely melted.  Top with sour cream and onions, along with any other topping choices. 

Other topping options: 
Chopped Olives
Black Beans
Green salsa
Crushed Tortillas Chips
Chopped Avocado
Shredded Lettuce
Chopped/Sliced Tomatoes
Chopped Onion

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