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Mexican Stack-Es, Also Known As...

Simple and quick!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2-3 Tbsp homemade taco seasoning or 1 small packet of store bought seasoning
  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 15 oz can corn, drained
  • 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed or cooked black beans, about 1 cup
  • 2 avocados, mashed
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp lime or lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • chopped cilantro, for garnish
  • 1 cup of brown or white rice, as side dish


  • Cook brown or white rice as directed. Note: brown rice can take up to 50 minutes to cook so plan accordingly.
  • Cook ground beef with chopped onions and 2-3 Tbsp taco seasoning in a large skillet over medium. Drain, if needed. (Or thaw and heat frozen taco meat!)
  • Drain corn. Drain and rinse black beans, if using canned. Heat up both in a small sauce pan.
  • Prepare guacamole by mashing avocado with the ground cumin and lime juice, season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Layer plates with rice, taco meat, beans, and corn. Add guacamole, cheese, and salsa to each plate.
  • Serve Mexican Stack-Es with a cilantro garnish.