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Potato Topped Taco Skillet Pie

Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Micha @ Cookin' Mimi


For the beef mixture:

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 Tablespoons Taco seasoning mix
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup salsa
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • To taste salt

For the potatoes:

  • 4-5 medium potatoes peeled and cubed or sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons sour cream
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup milk


  1. For the beef:Brown the beef in a large skillet over medium heat
  2. Add in the onion and cook for 5 minutes or until onion is tender and translucent
  3. Season with taco seasoning and then add the water, salsa, and corn
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes
  5. Place dollops of mashed potatoes over the top of the beef and spread in an even layer

For the potatoes:

  1. Place the potatoes in salted water and boil until tender
  2. Drain and return to saucepan
  3. Add the sour cream and 1/4 cup of milk to the potatoes and mash until smooth adding the other 1/4 cup milk and more salt if needed
  4. Keep warm if needed