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Tex-Mex Ground Turkey and Rice Skillet

Full of flavor and only takes minutes to throw together. You are going to love this Tex Mex Ground Turkey and Rice Skillet.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Skillet Recipe, Tex-Mex Recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 410kcal
Author: Camille Beckstrand


  • Large Skillet


  • 1 ½ cups uncooked instant brown rice
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 15 ounce pinto beans undrained
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 8 ounce tomato sauce
  • 10 ½ ounces diced tomatoes and green chiles
  • 15 ounces corn drained
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ground pepper to taste
  • ½ cup shredded Colby Jack cheese


  • Cook rice according to package directions.
  • While the rice cooks, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add in the ground turkey, onion, and garlic and cook until the turkey is no longer pink.
  • Stir in the rice, beans, beef broth, tomato sauce, tomatoes, corn, chili powder, salt, cumin, and ground pepper. Let cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes to let the flavors really come together.
  • Top with shredded cheese and let cook for 2-3 more minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Garnish with your favorite toppings - tomatoes, shredded lettuce, salsa, sour cream, etc.


Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 666mg | Potassium: 991mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 737IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 5mg