Beef Taco Rice Skillet


1 lb ground beef
1 (1 1/4 ounce) envelope taco seasoning mix
1 1/2 cups water
1 cup thick & chunky salsa
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1 1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
3/4 cup shredded taco blend cheese
1 cup shredded Lettuce
1 medium Tomato, chopped
sour cream, if desired

1 Cook beef in 10 inch skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
2 Stir in seasoning mix, water, salsa and corn. Heat to boiling; stir in rice. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 8 minutes.
3 Fluff rice mixture with fork; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
4 Sprinkle lettuce around edge of skillet; sprinkle tomato in circle next to lettuce. Serve with sour cream.