The Capsule Pantry: One Pan Tacos

  • Author: Lauren Daniel
  • Yield: 5-6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Tex-Mex


Easy Tacos from our Capsule Pantry series. Throw these together for a filling lunch or a quick dinner.



  • 56 servings
  • 1 lb ground meat or shredded chicken
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped or minced
  • ½ c salsa
  • 1 carton baby (cherry) tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • 1 can black beans or 1 cup of frozen corn, your choice
  • Salt & pepper
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 56 Tortillas
  • Optional: shredded cheese, avocado


  1. Bring oil to medium-high add chopped onions cook until translucent.
  2. Add meat in skillet over medium heat about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, drain if needed.
  3. Add salt, pepper, garlic, and chili powder.
  4. Stir salsa into meat. Cook for 5 minutes on low, stirring occasionally. If using, add corn or black beans and warm for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Heat tortillas in microwave for a few seconds.
  6. Serve tacos with meat mixture, tomato, avocado and cheese.