Easy Rotel Tacos


1 tablespoon olive oil

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 lb ground sirloin

2 tablespoons low sodium Taco seasoning

8 ounces processed American cheese (such as Velveeta®), cut into large chunks

1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles (such as RO*TEL®)

8 to 10 crunchy taco shells

shredded iceberg lettuce

toppings of choice such as diced tomato, hot sauce and sour cream (optional)


-Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

-Add onion and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add ground beef and cook, crumbling with a wooden spoon until browned and cooked through, 5 to 10 minutes. Add in taco seasoning and cook for 1 minute.

-Mix in cheese and tomatoes and reduce heat to medium-low.

-Cook stirring constantly, until cheese is melted and mixture comes to a simmer. Cook for 3 minutes and remove from heat.

-Add filling to taco shells and top with shredded lettuce and other toppings, if desired.

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