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Taco pasta with ground beef comes together in one skillet for a simple weeknight dinner idea.

Taco Pasta with Ground Beef

Course Dinner
Servings 4
Author Raquel @ Organized Island

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Over medium heat, brown ground beef.
  2. Drain oil and add taco seasoning and coat ground beef.
  3. Add pasta, water, salsa, green chilis, corn, garlic, and chili powder.
  4. Heat to a boil.
  5. Cover and simmer about 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. remove from heat, add cheese and tomatoes
  7. Add cilantro and serve.