Beef and Bean Mixture

This “mixture” can be used for tacos, enchiladas, burritos, as a dip with chips or pitas, in a lettuce wrap and more!


1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil

1 lb. ground beef

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1 (15 oz.) can refried beans

Salt and Pepper, to taste

Suggested Toppings:

Shredded Cheese

Chopped Onions


Chopped Jalapeno

Sliced Radishes

Shredded Cabbage and/or Lettuce

Lime Slices

In a large skillet up to medium-high heat, add the oil. Cook the ground beef with the chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper until browned. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in the beans. Cook for 4-5 minutes. Serve mixture your desired way with suggested toppings.

Sponsor: UT Beef Council

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