This ground beef dinner can be on the table in just over 30 minutes, making it perfect to serve for dinner on busy weeknights. A variety of toppings will allow each member of the family to customize their own plates. 

Southern Living


Credit: Melina Hammer

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35 mins
Makes 6 serving


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  • auté corn in 3 tsp. hot olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until corn begins to char. Remove corn from skillet.

  • Sauté sausage in skillet over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes or until browned. Remove from skillet, and drain on paper towels.

  • Sauté onion in remaining 2 tsp. hot oil in skillet over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in chili powder and cumin; cook, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in salsa, chiles, and sausage. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, 7 to 8 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat; stir in beans, lime juice, and corn.

  • Divide chips among 6 plates. Spoon sausage mixture over chips; top with half of cheese. Serve with toppings and remaining cheese.

  • Note: We tested with Herdez Salsa Verde and Fritos Original Corn Chips.