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Simple Skillet Tamales

Oma Darling
This skillet casserole is meaty, full of spices, salsa and soft tortillas mixed in for a wonderful, flavorful and filling meal.
5 from 1 vote
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2/3 cups chopped, green bell pepper
  • 2-1/2 cups salsa
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 4 Tablespoons water
  • 6 corn tortillas, cut into 1/2" strips
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese


Cook beef and peppers over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, drain.

  • Stir in salsa, corn and water, bring this to a boil.
  • Stir in tortilla strips. Reduce heat, cover pan and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and serve with a scoop of sour cream and additional salsa if desired.
Keyword Easy Skillet Tamales