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The Capsule Pantry: One Pan Tacos

Easy Tacos from our Capsule Pantry series. Throw these together for a filling lunch or a quick dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef tacos, chicken tacos, easy tacos, one pan meal
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 341kcal
Author: Jen Pinkston


  • 1 lb ground meat or shredded chicken
  • 1 tablespoon 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 teaspoon chili powder
  • 5-6 Tortillas
  • Optional: shredded cheese avocado


  • Bring oil to medium-high add chopped onions cook until translucent.
  • Add meat in skillet over medium heat about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, drain if needed.
  • Add salt, pepper, garlic, and chili powder.
  • 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.
  • Heat tortillas in microwave for a few seconds.
  • Serve tacos with meat mixture, tomato, avocado and cheese.


Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 394mg | Potassium: 718mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 592IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 4mg