Yields: 6 Servings Prep: 10 Mins Cook: 20 Mins
The perfect combination of Mexican-style corn, taco seasoning and corn meal creates this wonderful, aromatic meal. You can either serve alone, or just add a salad.

Fiesta Taco Skillet


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 can (11 oz.) Mexican-style corn, drained
  • 2/3 cups water
  • 1 packet (1.25 oz.) ORTEGA Taco Seasoning Mix - Regular
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbls. granulated sugar
  • 2 tsps. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsps. salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten


PREHEAT oven to 400°F.

BROWN beef in well-seasoned 10-inch cast-iron skillet; drain. Stir in corn, water and seasoning mix. Cook over low heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture thickens. Top with cheese.

COMBINE corn meal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Combine evaporated milk and egg in small bowl; mix well. Add milk mixture to corn meal mixture; stir just until blended. Spread over top of meat-cheese mixture.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

NOTE: May also use ALBERS White Corn Meal.
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