One-Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta Recipe | Yummly

One-Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta

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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 ounce taco seasoning (packet, or about 3½ tablespoons homemade taco seasoning)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup mild salsa (jarred)
  • 8 ounces rotini pasta (uncooked)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican style cheese
  • avocado (optional)
  • tortilla chips (optional)
  • chopped cilantro (optional)
  • chopped tomatoes (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium64% DV1530mg
    Fat45% DV29g
    Protein65% DV33g
    Carbs16% DV48g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories590Calories from Fat260
    Total Fat29g45%
    Saturated Fat13g65%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat260
    Total Carbohydrate48g16%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Michelle H. 6 days ago
    very good... a definite make again meal..
    Julie U. 3 months ago
    So yummy! It was a family hit. I made my own taco seasoning though because I don’t usually buy the mix. I used cumin, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, ground cayenne red pepper, and Goya Adobo. I didn’t add any additional salt as Goya Adobo is pretty salty.
    Aribah Shah 7 months ago
    Great! So easy! Would make it again
    Gregory Brand 7 months ago
    Kids loved it. Used sausage instead of beef because that was what we had, it was requested a second time so stuck with sausage.
    Juanito Nordiño 8 months ago
    Easy good weeknight dinner but the flavor needs some help
    Zach Hadley 8 months ago
    Great!! Love this recipe!!
    Patricia Jensen 8 months ago
    Turned out great my toddler gave me a high five and said that she loved it. Maybe next time I’ll switch it out for turkey to make it leaner.
    Kathy Hansen 9 months ago
    Delicious! A whole house pleaser!!
    Ivy E. a year ago
    I used Ground Turkey and doubled the recipe. We topped ours with some jalapeño and sour cream. Big hit with all!
    Crystal a year ago
    This was good and VERY filling. I added Velveeta cheese and a few people added sour cream to their dish. Overall a very good and easy meal. Next time I’ll add more Velveeta and less shredded Mexican just out of personal preference.
    Lauren Loomis a year ago
    This recipe is awesome! I’ve made it several times and the only thing I change is I use turkey instead of ground beef.
    Chaunell a year ago
    Delicious! I added way more water then the recipe called for.
    Kyrstyne a year ago
    Substituted in chorizo and medium salsa - came out great!
    Arianne 2 years ago
    It was very good! I’ve made it with mexican veggie ground round, instead of ground beef, amazing!
    Keesling 2 years ago
    Added some extra cheese! Very yum.
    Shelly Shelly 2 years ago
    Yummy, didn’t alter it at all.
    Chelsea Lee 2 years ago
    Instant hit! Would absolutely make this again.
    R 2 years ago
    Delicious, better than expected!
    Stephanie Stack 2 years ago
    a delicious quick and easy meal!
    colleen v. 2 years ago
    The whole family enjoyed it. It was simple and quick to make also.
    Lynn 2 years ago
    Really easy to make and had enough flavor to satisfy.
    very delicious, will make again
    Carey Pearson 2 years ago
    Great comfort food recipe! Needed to add some extra water and added some roasted Rosa tomatoes for extra texture. My family loved it! Will be a permanent on our menu!
    Dana P. 2 years ago
    This was a tasty recipe, but you definitely need to add more water and also double the taco seasoning to add flavor. Fire roasted tomatoes go a long way too.
    Megan D. 2 years ago
    This turned out great, the family loved it!
    Beth Ziegmann 2 years ago
    Good nice to have everything in one pan
    Wolf Weaver 2 years ago
    This was outstanding!! I've made it twice already. It's almoat better the next day!
    Amanda Fuentes 3 years ago
    I used Hot salsa instead because I love spice. So so good and didn't take long at all!
    Ashton England 3 years ago
    Easy and so yummy!! Love one pot meals :) my dad couldn’t of Eaten more of it! Thank you!
    Stefi S 3 years ago
    Good! I’ll make it again one day