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Weight Watchers Mexican Beef Skillet

Weight Watchers Mexican Beef Skillet Recipe with ground beef, onion, tomatoes, corn, black beans, chile, fat free sour cream, and low fat cheddar cheese.

Quick and easy and ready in 30 minutes.

6 WW Freestyle Points (Blue Plan)

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Weight Watchers Mexican Beef Skillet

Tips and Tricks

Ground Beef

Use extra lean ground beef to reduce the fat content and make the dish healthier. If there is any excess fat, drain it off after browning.


Chop the onion finely to ensure it cooks evenly and blends well with the other ingredients.


Drain the diced tomatoes well to prevent the dish from becoming too watery. You can also use fire-roasted tomatoes for added flavor.


Add the frozen corn directly to the skillet. There’s no need to thaw it first as it will cook quickly in the pan.

Black Beans

Rinse the black beans thoroughly under cold water. This removes excess sodium and makes the beans taste fresher.


Adjust the amount of crushed chili to your preferred spice level. You can start with less and add more if you like it spicier.

Sour Cream

Use fat-free sour cream to keep the dish light. Make sure to stir it in gently to prevent curdling.


Grate your own low-fat cheddar cheese. Pre-shredded cheese often contains additives that can affect melting and texture.


Simmer the mixture for an additional 10 minutes after adding the sour cream to allow the flavors to meld together. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.


Top the dish with shredded cheese just before serving. For extra flavor, add a sprinkle of chopped green onions or fresh cilantro.


Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge. Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave, stirring occasionally to ensure even heating.

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Weight Watchers Mexican Beef Skillet

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Weight Watchers Mexican Beef Skillet

Weight Watchers Mexican Beef Skillet

Nesting Lane
Weight Watchers Mexican Beef Skillet Recipe with ground beef. Quick and easy and ready in 30 minutes. 6 WW Freestyle Points (Blue Plan)
4.78 from 27 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 5



  • 1 lb ground beef – extra lean
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 14 oz diced tomatoes drained
  • cups frozen corn
  • 15½ oz black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp crushed chile
  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream
  • ½ cup low-fat cheddar cheese shredded


  • In a large skillet, brown ground beef and onion until cooked.
  • Stir in black beans, corn, chilies, and tomatoes. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Stir in sour cream. Simmer an additional 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • For serving, top with cheese.


6 WW Freestyle Points


Serving: 326gCalories: 508.7kcalCarbohydrates: 66.3gProtein: 44.4gFat: 9.2gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 79mgSodium: 218.6mgFiber: 13.3gSugar: 9g
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  1. Ann Awny

    What is the serving size?? I see calorie count but no where that says how many grams or cups is the serving.

  2. 4 stars
    Seriously? No spices at all? Dull and boring. Add salt, pepper, garlic and taco seasoning and it’s delicious. Spices don’t add calories.

    • Nesting Lane

      Hi Connie,
      Thank you for the feedback! You sure can add spices to this recipe. We try to do a variety of recipes to fit everyone’s taste, and some people don’t like spicy. We have a bunch of other recipes with a lot of spices, so I hope you can find some to your taste!

  3. I made this but used light plain yogurt, and added 1 tbsp of chili powder, paprika, onion powder, dash of cayenne pepper and it needed salt and pepper to taste. I used a little cheese not much and we thought it was good !

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