Easy Skillet Taco Rice

What Is Taco Rice?

Make this easy recipe all in one skillet with savory ground beef, salsa, taco seasoning, and plenty of cheese. All of your favorite Tex-Mex flavors ready in 30 minutes or less!

Simple Ingredients

You only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe, so let's round them up and get started!

Sauté the Onion

Start by sauteing the onion in a hot skillet with olive oil.

Brown the Beef

Stir in the ground beef and break it up while it browns.

Add Garlic

Once the beef is browned, stir in the garlic.

Combine Ingredients

Add in the taco seasoning, rice, broth and salsa, and bring it to a boil.


Cover and simmer the rice, stirring occasionally, until tender.

Melt the Cheese

Add a generous sprinkle of cheese and cilantro, then cover and let it melt.


Serve topped with sour cream, avocado, or any of your favorite taco toppings!

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