Today is National Taco Day! How appropriate that the recipe I’d like to share with you today is Taco Skillet Burgers!

While having lunch with a friend at her mother’s house a few years ago, I was introduced to Taco Skillet Burgers. My friend’s mother served it with Mexican cornbread and I thought it was a really enjoyable meal! I came across the recipe recently and made it for my husband who really liked it, too.

Taco Skillet Burgers are burgers made of ground beef or ground turkey, spiced with taco seasoning mix, sauced with bean with bacon soup and topped with chopped tomatoes and shredded Cheddar cheese. This recipe offers a nice alternative to the standard hamburger or turkey burger!

Taco Skillet Burgers Recipe

Taco Skillet Burgers
Serves 6
Burgers made with ground beef or ground turkey, spiced with taco seasoning, sauced with bean with bacon soup and topped with chopped tomatoes & grated cheese.
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  1. 1 egg, beaten
  2. 1/4 cup milk
  3. 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  4. 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  5. 1 envelope (or 2 teaspoons) taco seasoning
  6. 1 1/2 pounds ground beef or ground turkey
  7. 1 (11 1/2 oz.) can condensed bean with bacon soup
  8. 1/2 cup water
  9. 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  10. 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  11. 1 1/2 cups corn chips
  1. In a bowl combine the egg, milk, bread crumbs, onion and taco seasoning.
  2. Add beef or turkey; mix well. Shape mixture into 6 patties.
  3. In large lightly greased skillet brown the patties on both sides.
  4. Mix soup and water; spoon over meat.
  5. Cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes.
  6. Top with tomatoes and cheese, heat covered, 3 minutes longer.
  7. Serve with corn chips.
I like to serve Taco Skillet Burgers with corn chips, tortilla chips or Mexican cornbread after topping the burgers with sliced grape tomatoes and grated sharp Cheddar cheese. Add your favorite toppings to make this recipe your own!

A taco is a traditional Mexican dish composed of a corn or wheat tortilla rolled or folded around a filling. In this recipe, the Taco Skillet Burgers are served with corn chips or tortilla chips instead of being wrapped in a tortilla. Tacos are often eaten without utensils but Taco Skillet Burgers will require a fork as the bean with bacon soup dribbles over the side of the burgers!

Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe

In case you don’t have any taco seasoning on hand, you can make your own and save a trip to the grocery store. Here’s the recipe:

Taco Seasoning Mix
Yields 3
A mixture of spices that can be stored in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 year.
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  1. 4 teaspoons dried minced onion
  2. 3 teaspoons chili powder
  3. 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  4. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  5. 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  6. 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  7. 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  1. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 year.
  1. Recipe may be doubled or tripled if more taco seasoning is desired.
Taco Seasoning Mix is quick and easy to mix up plus it’s cheaper than buying packets of Taco Seasoning Mix!

I hope you’ll try this recipe soon and Happy National Taco Day!

How do you celebrate National Taco Day?

Remember to Savor the Flavor!


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Taco Skillet Burgers — 10 Comments

  1. Janet, my family would love this since they love tacos! What a great recipe for Saturday college football games! Thanks for sharing, Pam @ Everyday Living

  2. Hi Pam, Thanks for the nice comments! Hope you’re having a great week! The weather has finally cooled just a bit here in Charlotte, so I’m enjoying our deck! Blessings, Janet

  3. I remember doing taco burgers similar and putting the fritos on top!! OK – now I need to make some! Thanks for sharing on Taco Tuesday!!

  4. Hi Angela, Thanks for pinning this recipe! The bean with bacon soup give the burgers a totally different taste and texture. Thanks for hosting Sunday’s Fitness Food Link-Up! Blessings, Janet

  5. That looks wonderful, thanks so much for joining the DI & DI Link Party. We hope you found some new friends and had fun ?

  6. Hi Christine, Thanks for your kind comments and for stopping by! Thanks for hosting the DI & DI Link Party! Have a great week! Blessings, Janet

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