Show Me Simple and Healthy Recipes — Hearty Tex-Mex Skillet Supper

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Karen Sherbondy
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

Recipe contains ground beef or port, tortillas, garlic, corn, black beans, salsa, taco seasoning mix and cheese.

  • Can quickly be prepared in either 15 or 30 minutes.
  • Use low-cost, readily available ingredients.
  • Need few ingredients, usually less than 10.
  • Use precise and simple measurements.
  • Are easy-to-read with clear and few instructions.
  • Include appropriate food safety precautions and/or cooking temperature recommendations.
  • Contain nutrition analysis (Note: When more than one ingredient option is listed, the nutrition analysis uses the first ingredient listed. Optional ingredients are not included in the nutrition analysis.)
  • Have been tested.
  • Can be used in nutrition education programs and are appropriate for use when teaching the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.


  • Recipes
  • Cooking
  • Healthy
  • Simple
  • 15 minute
  • 30 minute
  • Dietary guidelines
  • Nutrition education
  • SNAP
  • SNAP-Ed


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