Lightened Up Mexican Skillet

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 276.9
  • Total Fat: 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.3 mg
  • Sodium: 320.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 18.4 g

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This is a super quick and super easy, lightened up version of one of my family's favorite meals. This is a super quick and super easy, lightened up version of one of my family's favorite meals.
Number of Servings: 8


    12 oz. 93% lean ground beef
    1 C. Canned black beans
    1 C. Canned corn
    2 C. water
    1 C. Picante sauce
    2 C. Miinute Brown rice, uncooked
    1 C. Shredded mexican cheese blend
    1 C. Fat Free sour cream
    1 T. Chili powder


In large skillet, brown the ground beef. Stir in Beans, corn, water, chili powder and picante sauce. Bring to a boil, then stir in rice. turn heat down to low and cover until rice is cooked (about 5 minutes). Sprinkle with cheese, turn off heat and cover until cheese is melted (about 2 minutes). Makes 8 1 C. servings Garnich with generous dollop of sour cream.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLIMSISTA.

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  • A very good recipe and easy to make. I would definitely make this again. - 8/25/12

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  • This was very delicious and so easy to make! I will definitely try this with chicken - 7/17/11

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  • This was absolutely wonderful!! I added a little bit more chilli powder to kick up the spice. Other than that change, I thought it was amazing!! It was GREAT with tortillas!! :) - 5/19/09

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