Fiesta Fry Pan Dinner

Fiesta Fry Pan Dinner

"Taco seasoning mix adds fast flavor to this speedy skillet dish from Leota Shaffer. 'It's so easy to make that I fix it frequently,' says the Sterling, Virginia cook. 'All I need is salad and dessert, and the meal is ready.'"
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30 m servings
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  1. In a skillet, cook turkey and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain if necessary. Stir in taco seasoning, water, zucchini, tomatoes and corn; bring to a boil. Add rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand until the cheese is melted.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One 3/4-cup serving (prepared with lean ground turkey and reduced-sodium taco seasoning) equals 310 calories, 8 g fat (0 saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 647 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

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We loved this, especially my teenagers. I did however, have to make a few changes based on what was in my pantry. I added a small jar of medium hot salsa in addition to the taco seasoning to spi...

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This was a decent dinner. I used about a 1/2 packet of burrito seasoning because that's what I had. Left out the corn and only used 1 cup of water. I also added a can of black beans. We serv...

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We loved this, especially my teenagers. I did however, have to make a few changes based on what was in my pantry. I added a small jar of medium hot salsa in addition to the taco seasoning to spi...

We had ground turkey that we needed to use, so I came on here searching for a recipe. We had all of the ingredients for this one on hand except the zucchini, so we went for it. It was surprisi...

Excellent recipe! I made a couple of minor changes ... didn't have any zucchini, so I used Lebanese squash and I used instant Brown rice instead of white. The addition of one teaspoon of fat-fre...

This was a decent dinner. I used about a 1/2 packet of burrito seasoning because that's what I had. Left out the corn and only used 1 cup of water. I also added a can of black beans. We serv...

I made a few changes to the recipe. I used double the amount of zucchini. I didn't have stewed tomatoes so I used 2 cans of diced tomatoes with jalapenos instead. I also didn't have instant r...

This was really delicious. My picky picky husband even went back for seconds! I was short on time and ingredients so I left out the zucchini and onion, but it was still great without it. Will...

This was YUMMY! I pretty much followed recipe--put a little more corn and a little more rice but it was delicious and SIMPLE! I did put in casserole dish and bake with cheese for about 10 minu...

Very easy and tasty! Its always nice when a meal can be made healthy AND quickly! I used 99% lean turkey, added salsa, cumin and hot sauce and added two cans of stewed tomatos with chiles. I use...

Not bad. I felt it was a little plain so I added some extra taco seasoning, cumin and chili powder. The cheddar cheese on top helped a little too. We also indulged with a couple of dollops of so...

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