In a large sauce pan sauté the beef over medium heat, breaking up with a spatula until no longer pink - approximately 5-7 minutes. Drain off fat in a colander with running water and set aside.
While beef is cooking you can finely chop the onion. Then finely chop the peppers.
In the same pan sauté the onions until they are soft, approximately 5 minutes. Add the chopped green and red peppers and cook another 3 minutes.
Return the meat to the pan along with 4 teaspoons of the taco seasoning mix, rinsed beans and 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes. Simmer for 5 minutes and serve.
Option: set up a make your own salad by adding lettuce to each plate, guests can top with chips, meat mixture, cheese, tomatoes, sour cream and sliced avocados.