This One Pot Taco Pasta with Ground Beef comes together quickly in a single skillet!
Good morning!! How was your weekend? Are you and the family ready for Halloween? I am not sure how many trick or treaters we will get at our new home, but I bought plenty of candy to be prepared. With my luck, there will be a lot left over and I will be eating it.
This weekend, we watched football, baseball and I even got a bit of crafting done. The holidays are right around the corner and I am trying to get caught up. If you are having a busy day, this Southwestern One Pot Pasta is a great dish for your dinner rotation. It all cooks in one pot making preparation and clean up easy – and we love easy!
One Pot Taco Pasta with Ground Beef
This is easier than a taco pasta bake but if you like casseroles, you can put it in the oven for a few minutes.
For more great easy pasta recipes, check out:
Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese – An easy crockpot pasta recipe that does not require pre-boiling of the pasta. So good and so easy!
One-Pot Beef Pasta – A delicious pasta recipe with ground beef and vegetables made in a single pan.
Chicken Bacon Gouda Pasta – Chicken, bacon, cheese and pasta come together for a wonderfully flavorful, comforting dinner idea.
Southwestern Taco Beef Pasta
Taco Pasta with Ground Beef
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1/2 packet taco seasoning
- 2 cups penne pasta
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup jarred or fresh salsa
- 2 tablespoons chopped green chilis
- 1/2 can of corn about 2/3 cup
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
- 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
- 1 small tomato chopped
Over medium heat, brown ground beef.
Drain oil and add taco seasoning and coat ground beef.
Add pasta, water, salsa, green chilis, corn, garlic, and chili powder.
Heat to a boil.
Cover and simmer about 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
remove from heat, add cheese and tomatoes
Add cilantro and serve.
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