One Skillet Bison Tacos

ground bison, black beans, pico de gallo, chipotle cream + charred tortillas

1706 Past Meals

Serves: 2 Servings | Time to Table: 25 Minutes | Calories: 704 | Category: Gluten-Free | Allergens: Contains Milk (Sour Cream + Cheddar Cheese) | Excellent Source of: Calcium, Fiber, Iron, Protein, Vitamin A | Good Source of: Potassium, Vitamin C


  • - Chef's Knife
  • - Measuring Spoons
  • - Medium Skillet
  • - Small Mixing Bowl
  • - Spatula
  • - Spoon
  • - Tongs

What You Need:

  • - Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
  • - Kosher Salt or Flake Sea Salt
  • - Olive Oil

What We Send:

  • - Black Beans
  • - Chili Powder
  • - Chipotle Salsa
  • - Cilantro
  • - Corn Tortillas
  • - Garlic
  • - Ground Bison
  • - Shredded Cheddar
  • - Sour Cream

Wine Pairings by @grapefriend

Spanish reds like Tempranillo are often packed with spicy cherry and black pepper which will be great with the heat of the salsa.

Beer Pairings

The malt forwardness earthy tones of Amber bring out the best in Buffalo.

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What To Do:

One Skillet Bison Tacos - Step 1

1. Prep the Toppings: In a small bowl, stir together the sour cream and half of the salsa. Set aside. Chop the cilantro.

One Skillet Bison Tacos - Step 2

2. Start the Meat Mixture: In a medium skillet over medium-low heat, add ½ teaspoon olive oil and the garlic. Cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add the ground buffalo, ONLY ½ teaspoon chili powder (See Pro Tip for using the remainder in a fun dessert), ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Cook, breaking the meat up with a wooden spoon, until meat is cooked through.

One Skillet Bison Tacos - Step 3

3. Finish Meat Mixture: Stir black beans and remaining salsa into the mixture. Allow to cook for 1 minute. Lower heat to low and stir in cheese. Cover.

One Skillet Bison Tacos - Step 4

4. Char the Tortillas: Please don’t skip this step!!! The extra char flavor will be a taco life changer. Place tortillas on hot grill or over a gas until char marks appear on both sides.

To Serve: Divide meat between the tortillas and top each with the salsa sour cream and cilantro.

Pro Tip:

For a sweet and spicy quick dessert, sprinkle fresh cut watermelon with a scant pinch of chili pepper, then drizzle with the slightest honey.

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