Mexican Beef & Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican beef & beans recipe? Learn how to make Mexican beef & beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by fitmama3

Makes 10 servings



An easy mix of protein and flavor.

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican beef & beans

1 lb. lean ground beef
15 1/2 oz red beans, drained
1 cup white onion, chopped
1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1 salt
1 pepper

Recipe Directions for Mexican beef & beans

  1. Brown ground beef, reserve grease and set beef aside.

  2. Using grease from beef, sautee onions.

  3. Return beef to onions and add cilantro and garlic, cooking until cilanrto has wilted.

  4. Add beans, cooking until heated through.

  5. Salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Serve with cheddar cheese on top. Add a tbsp of sour cream and serve with a warm flour tortilla.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 114.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
284
Calories from Fat
63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.0g
11%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
52mg
17%
Sodium
122mg
5%
Potassium
820mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
28.5g
10%
Dietary Fiber
6.9g
28%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
26.7g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 13% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in zinc
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