Fiesta Beef Filling (Tacos & Burritos)
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Stove-top skillet dish filled with lean ground beef and canned black beans, corn, tomatoes and zesty seasonings. Perfect for Taco Tuesday or any night.
Serves: 12
  • Fiesta Beef Filling
  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef (90% lean, 10% fat) (or sub ground turkey, chicken, pork,
  • chorizo, soy crumbles or whatever protein you have or like!)
  • 1 - 1⅓ cups finely chopped onion (or frozen onions)
  • 1 - 2 large garlic clove, very finely minced (or garlic powder)
  • 1 can (15. 25 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can (15.25 oz.) sweet corn kernels, drained
  • 1 can (7 oz.) diced green chile peppers, drained
  • 1 – 2 teaspoons cumin (depending on your cumin preference)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper (depending on your preferred heat level)
  • 4-6 drops hot pepper sauce (your preference)
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef, onions and garlic until beef is browned and onions are soft. Add black beans, diced tomatoes, corn, green chilies, cumin, chili powder, crushed red pepper and hot pepper sauce. Cook until everything is thoroughly hot. Taste and season with more spices if desired.
  2. Serve in taco shells, corn or flour tortilla shells, or with corn tortilla chips as nachos.
  3. Makes at least 8 cups Fiesta Filling. (12 servings of ⅔ cup each)
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