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taco skillet in a white bowl topped with cheese

Mom's One Pan Taco Skillet

Such an easy and tasty weeknight dinner recipe. Makes great leftovers for lunch the next day too!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy dinner, Healthy, one pan dinner, taco skillet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 172kcal



  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups southwest salsa hot - or salsa of choice
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, minced
  • 5-10 Tortillas
  • 1, 15oz. can low sodium kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1, 10 3/4 oz. can low sodium tomato soup
  • 1, 1 oz (28g) packet taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese for garnish


  • In a large non stick skillet over medium heat, cook the ground turkey with olive oil, diced onion and garlic until the meat is no longer pink. Drain out any liquid leftover in the pan.
  • Add in the taco seasoning, salsa, tomato soup, and kidney beans. Mix together and bring to a boil, then let it simmer on low for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Right before serving, mix in sliced tortilla strips (or serve with tortillas on the side) and top with cheese. Enjoy!



  • For a spicy kick, add in jalapeños or Sriracha!
  • *Can sub black beans for kidney beans.
  • Leave tortillas on the side if you plan on enjoying leftovers the next day.
  • Can enjoy as a dip with tortilla chips too!


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 613mg | Potassium: 352mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 1mg