Beef & Egg Tamale Skillet
Ingredients icon 10 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings
Time icon 25 to 30 minutes


  • 12 ounces cooked beef (such as roast, steak or pot roast), cut into bite-size pieces or shredded

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 medium red or green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 4 large eggs, beaten

  • 2 to 3 cups (2 ounces) baked or regular tortilla chips

  • 1 cup thick and chunky salsa

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend or Cheddar cheese (optional)


  • Additional salsa, sour cream, lime wedges, chopped avocado, chopped tomato, fresh chopped cilantro (optional)


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add bell pepper and garlic; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until bell pepper is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add eggs and tortilla chips. Cook 30 to 60 seconds or until eggs begin to set, stirring constantly. Stir in beef and salsa; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until beef is heated through. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.

  3. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired; remove from heat. Let stand, uncovered, 1 minute. Serve with Toppings, as desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 352 Calories; 144 kcal Calories from fat; 16 g Total Fat; 4 g Saturated Fat; 6 g Monounsaturated Fat; 3 mg Cholesterol; 584 mg Sodium; 19 g Total Carbohydrate; 1.6 g Dietary Fiber; 34 g Protein; 2.7 mg Iron; 8.7 mg Niacin; 0.8 mg Vitamin B6; 1.8 mcg Vitamin B12; 5.2 mg Zinc; 43.6 mcg Selenium; 241.1 mg Choline;

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