Dinner, Kid-Friendly, Lunch

Beef Tacos with Rice & Beans

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Steam 10 mins
  • Total 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

TIP: Prefer a plant-based recipe? use 24 ounces plant-based ground beef and cook as instructed.

NOTE: What if your base isn’t done? If your base needs more time, switch to SEAR/SAUTE. and continue to cook with the door open until liquid is absorbed.


  • Contains Milk/Dairy
  • Contains Wheat

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy, Wheat

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LEVEL 1 (Combi Cooker Pan)

  • 2 cups white rice, rinsed
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup cilantro or parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

LEVEL 2 (Bake Tray)

  • 1 bell pepper, seeded, thinly sliced
  • 1 small yellow onion, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 24 ounces 90/10 ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning

To Serve & TOPPINGS (Optional)

  • Hard or soft tortillas
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Shredded cheese


  • Large Bowl
  • Step 1

    Place all Level 1 ingredients except the lime juice in the Combi Cooker Pan and stir to combine. Slide the pan into Level 1.

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, toss the peppers, onions, oil, oregano, salt, and pepper until evenly combined. Then place on one side of the Bake Tray.

  • Step 3

    In the same large bowl, combine the beef and taco seasoning. Then place on the other side of the Bake Tray. Slide the tray into Level 2.

  • Step 4

    Close door and flip the SmartSwitch™ to COMBI COOKER.

  • Step 5

    Select COMBI MEALS, set temperature to 300F and set time to 10 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will steam for approx. 10 minutes).

  • Step 6

    When cooking is complete, remove tray and pan from the unit. Place beef and drippings in large bowl and stir to crumble. Add lime juice to rice, if desired, and fluff to serve. Serve ingredients family style with soft tortillas or hard-shell tacos.