Ground beef, salt, black pepper, 1 packet taco seasoning, 2 cups water, 1 cup jarred mild salsa, uncooked rotini pasta, shredded Mexican-style cheese, toppings: chopped tomatoes, avocado, tortilla chips, cilantro. In a large deep skillet over medium heat add ground beef and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally. Drain grease. Stir taco seasoning into ground beef then stir in water, salsa and pasta noodles. Stir, cover and reduce heat to a simmer until pasta is tender.
LIGHTER Cheesy Taco Pasta is my husband's absolute favorite pasta! Juicy beef, beans, pasta etc., smothered in an incredible creamy Enchilada-esque sauce out of this world delicious! Your whole family will LOVE this and its super easy!
Tr y a new twist with Cheesy Taco Pasta. Increase cheese to 2 cups ounces) shredded Monterey Jack to meet requirements. With bit of a cheese boost, this recipe makes 12 portions ounces meat/meat alternate + 1 bread/grain serving) for the CACFP.
OH MY!!! must try! 3/4 bag ziti noodles,1 lb of ground beef, 1 pkg taco seasoning, 1cup water, 1/2 pkg cream cheese, 1 1/2 cup shredded cheese -- boil pasta until just cooked, brown ground beef drain, mix taco seasoning 1 cup water w/ ground beef for 5 min, add cream cheese to beef mixture, stir until melted remove from heat, put pasta in casserole dish, mix in 1 cup cheese, top pasta/cheese with beef mixture gently mix, top w/ remaining cheese, bake at 350* uncovered for 15-20 minutes